Newspaper article recording the opening of the Wilts, Somerset and Weymouth Railway, 2 September 1848
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This historic cutting details an experimental trip from Thingley to Westbury. A Vulture engine driven by Daniel Gooch assisted by IK Brunel accompanied by directors and friends arrived at Melksham, Trowbridge and Westbury to great celebrations.
Bath Weekly Chronicle Sept 7 1848
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