Some articles on railway, locomotive, railway locomotive, locomotives, railways:
... years after the official opening of Victoria's first railway, the Locomotive Engine Drivers' Association was formed in an attempt to maintain some standards of employment for these skilled workers ... firemen in 1872, prompting a change of name to the Locomotive Engine Drivers Firemens' Association ... In October 1899 representatives of the Railway Locomotive Enginemen's Associations of New South Wales, South Australia Queensland and Victoria met in ...
... Great Western Railway steam locomotive 6971 Athelhampton Hall, was one of the 71 Modified Hall Class locomotives used for passenger and freight in south and ... British Railways withdrew 6971 from service in October 1965 and she was scrapped ... The locomotive's nameplates are displayed at Athelhampton ...
Famous quotes containing the words locomotive and/or railway:
“A bill... is the most extraordinary locomotive engine that the genius of man ever produced. It would keep on running during the longest lifetime, without ever once stopping of its own accord.”
—Charles Dickens (18121870)
“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)