Loud Cries of 'Walker'
Railways, Transport, Engineering
Discusses Baldwin W Walker's claim that the 'whole railway world is at sea', a claim prompting Punch to speculate on the possibility of railways being extended to the oceans, including the notion that science may have 'overcome the great difficulty of laying down rails upon waves'.
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