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Who was Timothy Hackworth?
December 22, 2017
Timothy Hackworth has now largely been forgotten, but he was was a key figure in the early development of steam locomotives, was influential in the first
What George Stephenson Taught Me About Building Model Railways
January 29, 2016
George Stephenson (1781-1848) was one of the all time great engineers. But you already knew that. What you probably don’t know are all the wonderful things
What Isambard Kingdom Brunel could teach us about model railways
September 15, 2015
Looking for advice on how to build a model railway? Isambard Kingdom Brunel, the greatest engineer ever, could teach you a lot.