Early Railways by Ciamar Price
Series: Age of Engineering, Book 2.
Approx. 4,220 words.
Published on January 13, 2011 by
Ragged Angel Ltd.
This is a set of short pieces about unusual early railways. The Surrey Iron Railway the first public railway, the South Devon atmospheric railway, and the North Star, the first broad gauge engine which outlived the rails it ran on. It concludes with a selection of other steam engines, as ideas for projects and further research.