Two new lenses

| May 17, 2009

Well, I’m not quite happy with either of them, but since its been tipping it all morning, I thought I might as well put them live.#127 GWR Star class Steam Engines http://www.squidoo.com/star-class-steam-enginesAbout the Star Class, the first steam engines created for the Great Western Railway after their initial issues with the engines built to Brunel’s […]

#120 The Iron Duke GWR steam engines

| May 9, 2009

New lens: #120 The Iron Dukehttp://www.squidoo.com/iron-duke-steam-engineAbout the Iron Duke class of GWR Broad gauge steam engines, which pulled the Flying Dutchman fast express. This was a spin off from my GWR lens, but I had enough material (just) to make doing this one worthwhile.The other lens that got a tweak was the one that is […]

#116 Great Western Railway

| May 7, 2009

Lens #116 The Great Western Railwayhttp://www.squidoo.com/lensmaster/new_workshop/Great-Western-RailwayThis is the one that I was stuck on. Too much information – and I mean that literally. Even pared down to the basic points its one of my longer lenses. The story of the GWR is one of business expediency or technological advice, massive engineering achievements, and one of […]