Punch,  15 (1848), 264.

The New Floating Railway



Illustration, Drollery; News-Commentary

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Railways, Invention, Technology, Travel

    Responding to news of a proposed floating railway line, warns that the 'scheme may work well enough when matters go smoothly' but expects the traffic on the line to be 'swamped' when 'Neptune has a bill—or a bill-ow—to take up'. The illustration shows a railway line and carriages following the curves of the ocean waves.

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