PESO - Queen at Shaw

Joseph McAllister pentaxian at
Thu Oct 15 11:02:29 EDT 2009

On Oct 15, 2009, at 01:11 , Drew wrote:

> Joseph McAllister wrote:
>> On Oct 14, 2009, at 22:01 , P. J. Alling wrote:
>>> The Railway running to the top of Mount Washington in New  
>>> Hampshire is a Cog Railway...
>> So true. It was the very first Cog Railway in the world, now widely  
>> copied on many a steep incline.
> I beg to differ on that point!!   the first Cog Railway was the  
> Middleton Railway between Middleton and Leeds in Yorkshire. The  
> Mount Washington Railroad was the first Mountain Cog Railway.   
> Whatever next I don't know.... you'll be claiming the first Electric  
> Railway next...then steam....  tut tut tut.... ;-)

Yes, yes, we have the firsts in all those as well. The American  
Indians developed, in the 1200's.......


Joseph McAllister
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