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Mallard: How the 'Blue Streak' Broke the World Speed Record

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In July 1938, the superbly streamlined A4 Pacific class steam locomotive "Mallard" set a world speed record of 126 miles per hour, a record that still stands. This engrossing history covers the rise of the Mallard, a tale that goes back to the late 19th century when the rival railway companies first began to vie with one another to set speed records. It charts the technological development of the steam engine through the early decades of the 20th century into a hugely powerful and truly locomotive machine. Above all, it ...

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1845133455

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9781845133450

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Mallard: How the 'Blue Streak' Broke the World Speed Record
2019, The History Press Ltd, Stroud

ISBN-13: 9780750991513

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Mallard: How the 'Blue Streak' Broke the World Speed Record
2008, Aurum Press

ISBN-13: 9781845133450

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Mallard: How the Blue Streak Broke the World Speed Record
2003, Aurum Press

ISBN-13: 9781854109392

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