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  • Great steam Engineers of the nineteenth century: Part 5 – the 1860s

    Great steam Engineers of the nineteenth century: Part 5 – the 1860s

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    Steam locomotives grew larger, more powerful and faster during the 1860s. Brian Sharpe outlines how the jobs of the locomotive superintendents of the major railway companies also grew ever larger, in terms of their responsibilities and the huge workforces under their control.  The 1860s was a time of expansion for the GWR. After the Gauge…

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