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railway conquest of the world

by Frederick Arthur Ambrose Talbot

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Published by J. B. Lippincott Co., W. Heinemann in Philadelphia, London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Railroad engineering.,
  • Railroads -- History.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Frederick A. Talbot.
    SeriesConquests of science
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxv, 334 p.
    Number of Pages334
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23334989M
    OCLC/WorldCa500167

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Yet little is known of the beginning and growth of the pioneering railways of the world, of the heavy tax that their construction imposed on the ingenuity, skill and resources of their builders. By railway pioneers worldwide had laid over half a million miles of track, tunnelling through the Alps, crossing Andean peaks and linking Moscow with the Pacific coast.

Talbot’s classic account of the romantic age of railway building celebrates the innovation, hardship and sheer determination of surveyors, engineers and workers in building the world’s great iron roads.

First Edition Publisher - William Heinemann, London. Cover is hard bound in maroon cloth with blind stamped decorative border on cover. Spine ends bumped, other wise good condition. No Dust Jacket is present. End Papers are intact, white. Preliminaries – Frontispiece: Photo of where the Union Pacific Railway strikes across Salt Lake.

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As a history of the surprising ways in which technology and culture interact, this book covers a wide range of topics, including the changing perception of landscapes, the death of conversation while traveling, the problematic nature of the railway compartment, the space of glass architecture, the pathology of the railway journey, industrial fatigue and the history of shock, and the railroad and the city.

Finally the rich and resourceful Great Western Railway took up the scheme in John Hawkshaw was called in as Consulting Engineer and for a third time the project came before Parliament. There was something of a struggle for the Bill but, backed by the clear and convincing evidence of Hawkshaw and by the imposing sponsorship of the railway.

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Inthe world's first railway opened between Liverpool and Manchester. By the end of the 19th century, there weremiles of track across the world and this continued unabated into the 20th century, with the longest, the Trans Siberian, completed in This manuscript volume preserves two works.

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