Tracks, tracks and more tracks! With the invented the steam engine a whole new world of transportation opened up. Early cars used steam engines, but it was the great 'monster' trains that truly opened up transportation to and for the masses - transforming transportation and travel and the viability of new locations.
Trams did similar duties in and around cities, but usually with electricity for motive power, but both were dictated on their routes by being chained to iron rails. This book uses prints and posters to follow the development of these amazing machines.