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

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Title
Le chemin de fer glissant à propulsion hydraulique: système L. -D. Girard perfectionné par A. Barre
Subtitle
système L. -D. Girard perfectionné par A. Barre
Series
Paris: Capital of the 19th Century
Contributors
Michelet, S. C. (creator)
Date Issued
1889
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.
Keywords
Railroads
Extent
1 engraving; 32 x 22.2 cm

Citation

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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