Railway velocipede, 1880s

Railway velocipede, 1880s

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Caption: Railway velocipede. 19th-century artwork of a three-wheeled vehicle, powered by cycling and designed to be used on railways and called a velocipede, draisine, or handcar. It would be used by railway workers to move around railways during maintenance or construction work. This wood engraving dates from circa 1888.

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