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„Steam And Iron - Ready For Departure“

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Steam And Iron - Ready For Departure. Closeup view of an ancient steam train. Here you see the air pump of the engine which provides air pressure for operating the brakes (train air brake system). A lot of white steam and hiss. Magnificent spectacle of two hundred years old technology. The brilliant product of human engineering genius. Textured and digitally stylized photography. This #photo can be used as a #greeting #card, or a #poster, or a #canvas to #decorate a #home, or an #office. - The introduction of so powerful an agent as steam to a carriage on wheels will make a great change in the situation of man. (Thomas Jefferson, 1802) - Rail travel at high speeds is not possible because passengers, unable to breathe, would die of asphyxia. (Dionysius Lardner (1842 - 1914) US journalist, short-story writer) - The time will come when people will travel in stages moved by steam engines from one city to another, almost as fast as birds can fly, 15 or 20 miles an hour... A carriage will start from Washington in the morning, the passengers will breakfast at Baltimore, dine at Philadelphia, and sup in New York the same day... (Oliver Evans, 1800)

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