Horse power for railways: the Patent Impulsoria

Victorian illustration to download showing a picture of Masserano’s Patent Impulsoria (1850), a device to use horse power to move railway trucks and carriages with a kind of treadmill. Masserano’s purpose was to save the expensive use of steam locomotives for tasks such as shunting.

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