Far Tottering and Oyster Creek Branch Railway

Far Tottering and Oyster Creek Branch Railway

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. The Far Tottering and Oyster Creek Branch Railway was the inspiration of Roland Emett. A fictional narrow-gauge railway with a whimsical view of British rural life and embodying Emett's typical fanciful mechanics, it echoed the similar works of Heath Robinson and Rube Goldberg. The railway began as a series of Emett cartoons in pre-war Punch magazine of 1939. At this time it was termed the Far Tottering and Oyster Creek Railway.After the war, it was chosen as an attraction for the 1951 Festival of Britain events on the South Bank. A workable railway, now termed the Far Tottering and Oyster Creek Branch Railway, was constructed which carried over two million passengers through the Battersea Pleasure Gardens.show more

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  • Paperback | 52 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 3mm | 91g
  • Fec Publishing
  • United States
  • English
  • 6136624389
  • 9786136624389