ongratulations to Derek Dean for completing the history of the following locomotives70025 WESTERN STAR - 70026 POLAR STAR - 70027 RISING STAR - 70028 ROYAL STAR - 70029 SHOOTING STAR - 70030 WILLIAM WORDSWORTH - 70031 BYRON - 70032 TENNYSON - 70033 CHARLES DICKENS - 70034 THOMAS HARDY - 70035 RUDYARD KIPLING - 7003 BOADICEA - 70037 HEREWARD THE WAKE - 70038 ROBIN HOOD - 70039 SIR CHRISTOPHER WREN - 70040 CLIVE OF INDIA - 70041 SIR JOHN MOORE - 70042 LORD ROBERTS - 70043 LORD KITCHENER - 70044 EARL HAIG - 70045 LORD ROWALLAN - 70046 ANZAC - 70047 - 70048 THE TERRITORIAL ARMY 1908-1958 - 70049 SOLWAY FIRTH - 70050 FIRTH OF CLYDE - 70051 FIRTH OF FORTH - 70052 FIRTH OF TAY - 70053 MORAY FIRTH and 70054 DORNOCH FIRTH...I'm blown away by the level of support from fellow rail enthusiasts in building this site.The large-scale, production-line manufacturing of affordable automobiles was debuted by Ransom Olds at his Oldsmobile factory in 1902.This concept was greatly expanded by Henry Ford, beginning in 1914.Since taking early retirement, Derek's knowledge of all things power-driven led him to making a start on correcting the many anomalies he found in books and magazines regarding the BR Class 7MT Britannias.
In the words of historian Henry Steele Commager, "In a Franklin could be merged the virtues of Puritanism without its defects, the illumination of the Enlightenment without its heat." He became wealthy publishing this and Poor Richard's Almanack, which he authored under the pseudonym "Richard Saunders".
Today wind powered generators operate in every size range between tiny plants for battery charging at isolated residences, up to near-gigawatt sized offshore wind farms that provide electricity to national electrical networks.
By 2014, over 240,000 commercial-sized wind turbines were operating in the world, producing 4% of the world's electricity.
– April 17, 1790) was one of the Founding Fathers of the United States.
Franklin was a renowned polymath and a leading author, printer, political theorist, politician, freemason, postmaster, scientist, inventor, civic activist, statesman, and diplomat.