Some articles on telegraph, railway:
... early-on, on 17 March 1836, just after seeing Shilling's telegraph principles in action during the demonstration at Heidelberg given by Professor Georg Wilhelm Munke and reading Mrs ... Wheatstone systems of telegraphy beginning with direct reference to the Great Western Railway installations, and possibly earlier ... in December 1837 and October 1838, for telegraph patents Cooke obtained himself solely in his name and separate of Wheatstone - would later be confirmed by Kerby ...
Famous quotes containing the word railway:
“Her personality had an architectonic quality; I think of her when I see some of the great London railway termini, especially St. Pancras, with its soot and turrets, and she overshadowed her own daughters, whom she did not understandmy mother, who liked things to be nice; my dotty aunt. But my mother had not the strength to put even some physical distance between them, let alone keep the old monster at emotional arms length.”
—Angela Carter (19401992)