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Railways were one of the great achievements of the Victorian Era, but they are complicated and hard to build. This show covers the process and the people involved in building these incredible pieces of engineering. Pt 2 of this episode covers;
The navigators; hard work for hard men.
Drink hard, play hard, fight hard.
The great railway tunnels.
The miners – life and death in the dark.
Monuments to sacrifice.
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1 comment on “EP027 Pt2 “made it run””
Your comment about people complaining about how long construction takes now vs in the Victorian era without regard to worker safety reminds me of how quickly Chinese contractors build objects.