Punch,  29 (1855), 145.

Improvement of the Railway Whistle



News-Commentary, Drollery


Railways, Invention, Sound, Accidents

    Discusses a new railway whistle which promises to replace the 'railway discord and railway din' of the old steam-whistle with 'railway harmony and railway melody'. Adds that the whistle is capable of playing tunes appropriate to given situations.

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