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By L.T.C. Rolt

The railways have been the main progressive innovation of Victorian instances. They carried Britain into the trendy age with dramatic velocity, reworking the velocity and magnificence of way of life. We owe them to 2 males who, father and son, can lay declare to be crucial engineers in their time, George and Robert Stephenson. during this very good biography L.T.C. Rolt writer of Victorian Engineering and Thomas Telford, assesses their lives and their work.

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