'London and Croydon Railway design for the Stations...,' 1836.

'London and Croydon Railway design for the Stations...,' 1836.
3 5 c m
40cm
actual image size: 32cm x 27cm

Description

'London and Croydon Railway design for the Stations and Engine Houses for the Atmospheric Apparatus, 1836'. Coloured lithograph. The idea for a pneumatic or atmospheric railway was first devised by George Medhurst in 1810. This proposed that a carriage could be blown along rails in an iron tube by the action of compresed air.

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