Copy letter from Isambard Kingdom Brunel to the Directors of the Great Western Railway
- Brunel, Isambard Kingdom
Copy letter dated 1839 Mar 22. Sent from Duke St. (Brunel’s offices), Westminster to the Directors of the Great Western Railway. It puts forward comparative advantages of wide bodied carriages over narrow carriages set between the wheels. Brunel begs to lay before them ‘observations upon the comparative advantages of wide carriages constructed as those at present in use between Paddington and Maidenhead and of narrow carriages the bodies of which may be placed between the wheels’.
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