Anthony Dawson

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About the Author:

Anthony Dawson has a lifetime’s interest in railways; he is a graduate both of the University of Bradford (B.Sc hons, archaeology) and the University of Leeds (M.Res, history). Anthony is a member of staff at the Museum of Science & Industry, Manchester, where he puts his enthusiasm for early railways into practice as a Railway Volunteer on the replica ‘Planet’ locomotive.

 

On Historical Lines

Episode 1: Stephenson’s Rocket

Anthony Dawson relates the story of the 1829 Rainhill Trials, and Robert Stephenson and Henry Booth's prizewinning Rocket.

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Episode 2: Enginemen

Anthony Dawson describes what it was like to be an engine driver on the earliest railways.

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  1. A Day in the Life of an Engine Driver
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  2. Lion
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  3. Locomotives of the Victorian Railway
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  4. Rainhill Men: Railway Pioneers
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  5. Royal Dragoon Guards
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  6. Steam Across The Pennines
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  7. The Early Railways of Leeds
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  8. The Early Railways of Manchester
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  9. The Grand Crimean Central Railway
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  10. The Liverpool & Manchester Railway
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  11. The Rainhill Trials
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  12. The Victorian and Edwardian Railway in Old Photographs
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