Andrew M. Odlyzko edit / delete

There's various well-written, interesting material here on the historical intersection of economics and technology (e.g. railways and the Internet); the best are collected on the "technology and financial manias" page. Why the Internet bubble was nothing new, and probably didn't have the impact you thought it had.

to amusements business economics etext history internet railway ... on 18 January 2015

The Light Straw Domain edit / delete

Assorted kinds of retrotech.

to history railway retrotech telecom telephone ... on 13 November 2013

THE SIGNAL BOX: Home Signal edit / delete

"This web site is all about railway signalling. Its primary purpose is to describe the principles behind railway signalling in Great Britain, but some coverage of signalling around the world will also be found." With copious pictures.

to mechanica railway retrotech safety signalling ... on 07 September 2013

Accident at Carr Bridge on 4th January 2010 :: The Railways Archive edit / delete

This is the recent one involving trap points that turned out to have been installed as a result of a WW2 accident: "Accident at Aviemore - Carrbridge on 5th March 1940".

to accidents railway ... on 11 August 2013

Stokers and pokers (Open Library) edit / delete

"or, The London and North Western Railway, the electric telegraph and the Railway Clearing House". An amusing 1849 memoir on the early railways.

to etext history railway retrotech ... on 24 March 2013

Terry Kennedy's web page edit / delete

Some railway history stuff, including scans of old books about railway construction.

to etext history railway ... on 13 March 2009

Joseph Brennan edit / delete

Well-written, entertaining, highly-detailed information on various topics. (New York area railways, library cataloguing, and the Beatles.)

to abandoned beatles history library music railway ... on 05 August 2005

Beach Pneumatic edit / delete

The history of rapid transit schemes in New York in the late 19th century.

to history railway ... on 04 August 2005

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