By David Cable
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Boston's rapid-transit Blue Line covers a distance of five. ninety four miles, a twenty-three-minute travel that starts at Bowdoin station in downtown Boston, travels below the harbor, passes Revere seashore, and prevents at Wonderland. latest commuters could be stunned to profit that the road they're driving was operated by way of trolley vehicles and narrow-gauge steam-powered commuter trains, for it was once now not until eventually 1904 that the East Boston Tunnel below the harbor used to be accomplished.
New York's railroads have been born of the cutthroat clash of price wars, bloody moves or even federal graft. The railroad wars all started once the 1st line was once chartered among Albany and Schenectady whilst supporters of the Erie Canal attempted to dam the recent expertise that might render their waterway out of date.
Rails throughout Australia is an album of images taken by way of David Cable, a good looked British writer os a number of photo albums of teach photographs in the course of the global. The photographs have been taken at first throughout the interval 1967-1973 whilst David lived in Adelaide, after which in the course of a number of visits round the Commonwealth in the course of the twenty first Century.
The good Western Railway skilled the trauma and disruption of the tip of the large gauge in 1892 and have been confronted with equipping the community with appropriate rationale energy, particularly in Devon and Cornwall the place the final song conversion had taken position. West of Newton Abbot, the GWR had trusted quite a few 4-4-0, 2-4-0, 0-4-2 and 0-4-4 facet and saddle tanks, frequently doubled-headed, and Dean set approximately designing a robust outside-framed robust 4-4-0 with 5ft 8in coupled wheels, the 'Dukes', to take on expanding so much over the seriously graded major line.
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Rails Across Australia: A Journey Through the Continent by David Cable