Now showing items 1-4 of 4

    • The effects of railways on society and mentality 

      Dugan, David (2004-08-17)
      Simon Schaffer discusses the effects of railways on Victorian society. People were treated as parcels, and saw the world in panoramic vision. Book stores were opened and stations became embassies for the places to which ...
    • How did the Rocket steam engine work? 

      Dugan, David (2004-08-17)
      Simon Schaffer talks to a museum curator at the York railway museum about the way in which steam engines worked and the imagination and technical ability of George Stephenson.
    • The steam engine and industrialization 

      Dugan, David (2004-08-17)
      Simon Schaffer in York Rail Museum talks to the camera about the relationship between the steam engine and industrialization and whatsteam meant; a regular supply of moving power for workshops and factories.
    • What made Stephenson's Rocket steam engine special 

      Dugan, David (2004-08-17)
      In conversation with Michael, a curator at the Rail Museum at York, Simon Schaffer discusses what made Stephenson’s Rocket special.