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For the Schools: Science and Life: Transport and Communications: 2: The Age of Steam

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When the first steam carriages appeared on the roads the owners of stage coaches reacted violently. The steam road carriage was forced to pay a heavy toll and had to be preceded by a man carrying a red flag.
But the steam railway locomotive caught the public imagination in 1829 when Stephenson's 'Rocket' won a competition with three other steam locomotives. The Railway Age had begun.
Introduced by Arthur Garratt.
(Repeated on Tuesday at 11.20 a.m.)

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Presenter: Arthur Garratt
Illustrator: Alfred Wurmser
Producer: Donald Grattan

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For the Schools: Science and Life: Transport and Communications: 2: The Age of Steam

BBC Television, 29 April 1959 14.05






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