Punch,  13 (1847), 128.

Railway Signals



Illustration, Drollery; Essay, Drollery

Relevant illustrations:

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N, pseud.  [William Newman] *


Railways, Invention, Sound, Music, Accidents

    Advises substituting 'musical instruments for the common whistles, and appropriate tunes could then be played in order to meet the various emergencies of railway travel'. Illustrations and text indicate how a giant rattle, a trombone, and drums might be used for this purpose.

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