Punch,  9 (1845), 217.

Railway Surveying



Essay, Drollery


Railway, Engineers, Engineering

    Describes a scene in the author's coal cellar in which the author's dog has a railway engineer's leg 'clasped in its teeth'. A railway surveyor, who was calculating the cellar's 'facilities for a tunnel', has fallen into a water-butt while investigating the 'practicability of a cutting'. Warns 'all surveyors and engineers in England' of the dog.

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