A Steam Engine Pilgrimage by Anthony Burton PDF

By Anthony Burton

ISBN-10: 1473860458

ISBN-13: 9781473860452

Anthony Burton has traveled from the Highlands of Scotland, to the south west of britain in pursuit of his ardour for the steam engine in all its diversified varieties. He has traveled on slim gauge railways in Wales and loved the elegance of major line trips in the back of a few of the grandest locomotives ever equipped. He has shoveled coal into the boiler of an outdated Clyde Puffer, whereas steaming down Scotland’s west coast, and luxuriated within the beauty of a Windermere steam release. He has marveled on the beauty of the nice Victorian pumping engines and their elaborately adorned engine homes – and spends time each year aiding to grease and varnish an previous mill engine to get it able to obtain viewers. He has reveled within the enjoyable of the steam reasonable and shared a experience in a reproduction of Richard Trevithick’s awesome steam carriage with an immediate descendant of the nice engineer.

All those stories and extra are introduced jointly during this vigorous narrative, during which the writer stocks his personal experience of pleasure and areas each one stopover at inside its old context. specifically, this publication is a tribute to all these nameless volunteers whose labor and commitment have saved this nice culture alive.

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