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Engineer In Training

Newcastle Central Station is one of the great railway termini of Britain.

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from Telegraph.co.uk

Bentley with a Spitfire engine

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)

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from Mail Online

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.

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from Mail Online

Rail Britannia: Newly found pictures reveal how train travel was once a glorious experience, not a shabby ordeal

Swindon Works in 1951, now our workshop!

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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.

from HubPages

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…

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from KANSAS MEDIOCRITY

Not BIGGER in Texas – BIG BRUTUS

Kansas, Missouri, Arkansas and Oklahoma have a long history of surface and deep mining. This, is Big Brutus.

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Mind the Gap/Chapter 5 Daring Greatly by Brene Brown Stood there many times symbolically and in London.

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