June 13, 2007

Queen Mary: Second Class Stairs: 11


At the end of the Eighteenth century, engineers began putting together various designs for steam propelled carriages. The land was needed for food not horses was the thinking. This early steam carriage illustrated in Queen Mary's second class stairs, is an close in design to the 1803 Trevithick London Steam Carriage. The link in the title has a photograph of a replica done from Trevithick's original drawings and plans.

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