The Anonymous Widower

Steaming Ahead

It was fascinating to hear that the land speed record for steam powered-cars was set in 1906 at 127 miles an hour.  Incidentally, this is just a mile an hour faster than that of the Gresley A4 Pacific, Mallard set in 1936.  And Mallard was built for daily service!

They’re having a go at the record soon.

The car was developed by Donald Campbell‘s nephew.

August 19, 2009 - Posted by | Transport, World | ,

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