Le chemin de fer glissant à propulsion hydraulique: système L. -D. Girard perfectionné par A. Barre

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Abstract:
This railway functioned thanks to a hydraulic system which would propel water under the structure of the train, and set it into motion. Designed by the engineers Girard and Barre, the chemin de fer glissant was exhibited on the Esplanade des Invalides.

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Michelet, S. C., "Le chemin de fer glissant à propulsion hydraulique: système L. -D. Girard perfectionné par A. Barre " (1889). Paris: Capital of the 19th Century. Brown Digital Repository. Brown University Library. https://repository.library.brown.edu/studio/item/bdr:87035/

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