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The Galloping Sausage and Other Train Curiosities By Geoff Body

The Galloping Sausage and Other Train Curiosities
by Geoff Body

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This book captures over 150 entertaining snippets, stories, and strange and unusual facts from an ample supply of railway curiosities.
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The Galloping Sausage and Other Train Curiosities Summary


The Galloping Sausage and Other Train Curiosities: 150 Steam Railway Events and Stories by Geoff Body

The formative years of Britain's railway network produced a host of ideas, activities and characters, quite a few of which now seem not only highly unusual, but sometimes little short of ridiculous. Weird schemes and designs, extravagant behaviour, reckless competition and larger-than-life characters all featured in the genuine struggle of the railway system to evolve. While the dawning of regulation and common sense brought about more uniform and responsible practices, factors like the weather and the innate complexity of railway operation continued to produce a stream of nonstandard incidents and outcomes, from wild storms to unusual equipment. This book, by ex-railwaymen Geoff and Ian Body, captures over 150 entertaining snippets, stories, and strange and unusual facts from an ample supply of railway curiosities.

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GOR008278863
The Galloping Sausage and Other Train Curiosities: 150 Steam Railway Events and Stories by Geoff Body
Geoff Body
Used - Very Good
Paperback
The History Press Ltd
2016-01-04
192
0750965932
9780750965934
N/A
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