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Last Journey of William Huskisson


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The Liverpool and Manchester Railway was the greatest engineering feat of its age. George and Robert Stevenson's "Rocket" was to become the most famous locomotive in history. William Huskisson was one of the greatest statesmen of his generation and certainly the most accident prone. On 15th September 1830, the three met for the first time. Huskisson's fateful accident, in which the "Rocket" crushed his leg and thigh, is an unforgettable image of the Industrial Revolution. But what really happened on that day? How did the ...

Last Journey of William Huskisson 2003, Faber & Faber, London

ISBN-13: 9780571216086


Last Journey of William Huskisson 2002, Faber & Faber, London

ISBN-13: 9780571210480