Punch,  9 (1845), 113.

The Atmospheric Railway



Reportage, Spoof


Railways, Invention, Transport

    Reports a successful experiment on 'atmospheric railways'—a luggage truck powered by a sail made from 'three portmaneaus and four carpet-bags', which 'sailed triumphantly' down Herne Bay Pier.

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