By J.M.Bruce

;De Havilland DH.4[Aircraft Profile 026] КНИГИ ;ВОЕННАЯ ИСТОРИЯ Название: De Havilland DH.4 Автор: J.M.Bruce Серия: plane Profile 026 Издательство: Profile courses Ltd Страниц:12 Формат: PDF в rarЯзык: английский Размер: 4.45 Мб Для сайта: Мир книгThe Airco DH.4 used to be a British two-seat biplane day-bomber of the 1st global struggle. It was once designed through Geoffrey de Havilland (hence "DH") for Airco, and used to be the 1st British seat mild day-bomber to have a good protecting zero

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R 1872 Japan’s first railway opens between Tokyo and Yokohama. r 1879 Werner von Siemens demonstrates an electric locomotive in Berlin; the following year an electric tramway is trialled in St Petersburg. r 1881 The narrow-gauge Darjeeling Himalayan Railway is completed, connecting the Darjeeling hill station to India’s rail network. r 1883 One of the world’s most glamorous trains is launched. From 1891 it is known as the Orient Express. r 1885 The Canadian Pacific Railway’s transcontinental route is completed.

43 kg/sq cm) Driving wheel diameter 15 in (380 mm) Top speed approx. 5 mph (8 km/h) John Ramsbottom, the locomotive superintendent of the London & North Western Railway, designed this engine. 45-m-) narrowgauge Crewe Works Railway until 1929. It is now a static exhibit at the National Railway Museum, York. Atmospheric railway track This section of Brunel’s broad-gauge track with its cast-iron vacuum pipe is on display at Didcot Railway Centre. 46 . 1839–1869 Euro Progress r Oldenburgische Class G1 No.

Still used to haul excursion trains, GKB 671 is the oldest steam locomotive in continuous use in the world. EURO PROGRESS . 47 TALKING POINT Class Travel From the very early days, rail passengers were sorted according to their ability to pay and their position in society. While first-class passengers got sumptuous seating and plenty of space, second class was often very overcrowded and the seats were generally wooden. Those in third class travelled in uncovered wagons open to the elements, and to the smoke, cinders, and ash from the steam engine at the front.

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