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  • Tuffi und die Schwebebahn

    Tuffi und die Schwebebahn

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    The suspension monorail was invented in England in the 1820s. The distinction is small but the first suspended railway was opened on June 25, 1825, using a patent recorded by Henry Palmer. It was built to carry bricks, but as an opening stunt it carried passengers. Through the next 75 years several iterations of the…

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Eleanor “Ellie” McCrackin
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Mark Twain once said, “Travel is fatal to prejudice, bigotry, and narrow-mindedness, and many of our people need it ….” With that in mind, we who travel have reasons which complement that essential, to wit: education and curiosity. This is a travel story for me and Saint Louis.

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