Railway carriages

Railway carriages

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Credit: SCIENCE, INDUSTRY & BUSINESS LIBRARY/NEW YORK PUBLIC LIBRARY/SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY

Caption: Railway carriages. Historical artwork of W. H. James's mode of propelling railway carriages, dated 1823. This drawing, showing a locomotive with two carriages (top) and the mechanism for moving the wheels (bottom), pre-dates Stephenson's Rocket (1829). Published in History and progress of the steam engine, England, 1830.

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