Newspaper article recording the opening of the Wilts, Somerset and Weymouth Railway, 2 September 1848
4 0 c m
 
34cm
actual image size: 26cm x 32cm

Newspaper article recording the opening of the Wilts, Somerset and Weymouth Railway, 2 September 1848

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Description

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.
 

Image Reference

55038
 

Collection Reference

Bath Weekly Chronicle Sept 7 1848
 

Original Width (mm)

80
 

Original Height (mm)

95
 

Collection Location

Bath Central Library
 

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