Unique, bespoke Bentley with a 27-ltre Rolls-Royce Meteor engine (Which, to be technically correct, ISN'T from a Spitfire, like the ever-so-reliable Daily Mail says - the Meteor was the un-supercharged version as used in Tanks)
Images from history: Rarely seen photographs bring 1800s London back to life
There's a million fascinating facts and figures about the London Underground, but this rarely seen photograph reminds us just what an engineering feat the construction process was. Here we see the creation of the Central Line in 1898.
George Stephenson 1781-1848, English Engineer..Stephenson began his working life in coal mines and was one of the first people to realise how steam power and railways could help the coal industry develop, He became engineer to the pioneering Stockton and Darlington railway company and drove the world's first steam-powered train in 1825. He built the famous Rocket in 1829. It became the standard design that all steam locomotives were based.
SS Great Eastern: Brunel's Greatest Triumph or Folly?
Isambard Brunel was an English engineer who changed how people lived forever in the mid 19th century. He was the man who proposed the width of railroad tracks now used all over the world today (4 feet 8 1/2 inches); he dug the first rail tunnels under a river; he built the first all-metal steamships capable of crossing the Atlantic (SS Great Western) in 1838 & built the biggest ship in the world (SS Great Britain). He was considered the greatest engineer of his age. His influence is felt…