Steam Power Born In Euston


Steam Power Born In Euston

Cornish born Richard 'Cap'n Dick' Trevithick - steam man!

Location: Euston Station, NW1

Description: Back on Christmas Eve 1801, a great thing took place that changed the way people would travel around London and the glorious UK for ever...

Cornish born Richard 'Cap'n Dick' Trevithick - the father of locomotive power - transported an array of excited passengers on his steam carriage.

The first passengers ever to travel by steam power in and around the Euston area.

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Steam Power Born In Euston

Cornish born Richard 'Cap'n Dick' Trevithick - steam man!

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Credits: Judy Lloyd

And this is the station where Blurs Damon Albarn worked in Le Croissant to fund Blurs early rehearsals. He was also arrested in Euston Station for being drunk and disorderly and hugging a tramp... (AllAbLUR)
Posted by AllAbLUR on 2012-10-25

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