Rain, Steam and Speed - 1844 Great Western Railway by Turner National Gallery Joseph
Rain, Steam and Speed - 1844
Great Western Railway
Joseph Mallord William Turner (born in Covent Garden, London on April 23, 1775 (exact date disputed), died December 19, 1851) was an English Romantic landscape artist, whose style can be said to lay the foundations for Impressionism.
Transport - Rail - Steam Locomotives - The Mallard
The 'Mallard', the fastest steam locomotive in the world, on a journey before the London and North Eastern locomotive was retired by British Rail in 1963. The legendary steam train has been a major attraction for the past decade at the National Railway Museum in York. Now it is planned to bring the 'Mallard' out of retirement and spend
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Didcot Junction in 1904 CC97_02192
DIDCOT, Oxfordshire. Looking from the east at a signal box towards the junction station, with an engine approaching and a line of carriages to the right. The Branch Junction to Oxford and the erection of Isambard Kingdom Brunel's covered station was completed in 1844. Photographed in 1904 by Henry Taunt.
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