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    Re: My Last Vmax

    Quote Originally Posted by RETROBOY View Post
    Stevenson who invented the first steam train "Rocket"
    I thought John Blenkinsop invented the "Rocket" and Stevenson just built it ?
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    Re: My Last Vmax

    Quote Originally Posted by ROCKPILE View Post
    Think you will find the FIRST steam train was by Trescothick.
    No, he played cricket for England !!
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    Re: My Last Vmax

    Here you go............for all the chuffers out there !

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Steam_locomotive
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    Re: My Last Vmax

    Quote Originally Posted by ROCKPILE View Post
    Think you will find the FIRST steam train was by Trescothick.
    Close but no cigar

    Think it was Mr Trevithick but well before Steveybabes
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    Re: My Last Vmax

    Quote Originally Posted by RETROBOY View Post
    Here you go............for all the chuffers out there !

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Steam_locomotive
    Just like I said, anyone reading this might think I had googled it
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    Re: My Last Vmax

    OK. I see we have terminology squared away. Now Druids want train light from GS1100 on your V-Max

    https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=WsaeDbUjX8c
    Last edited by WJ-Polish Guy; 14th February 2018 at 09:21 PM.

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    Re: My Last Vmax

    I thought Stephenson invented the kettle, after watching a steam engine. . .

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    Re: My Last Vmax

    Quote Originally Posted by bikesnoopy View Post
    I thought Stephenson invented the kettle, after watching a steam engine. . .
    Wasnt that Earl Grey, or Sir Tetley ?
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    Re: My Last Vmax

    Quote Originally Posted by ZRXNige View Post
    Close but no cigar

    Think it was Mr Trevithick but well before Steveybabes
    I thought he played cricket for England
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