INDUSTRIAL REVOLUTION Railroads were a major factor in the Industrial Revolution. The invention of the steam powered engine and the use of iron on the railways led to the expansion of railroads. They connected England making transportation quicker.
34021 was a SR rebuilt West Country class locomotive. Built in 1945 'DARTMOOR' served SR until July when it was withdrawn from service. Seen here at Cashmore's (Newport) yard in March just prior to being broken up.