The Harley-Scope Mine-Detector by William Heath Robinson
A crackpot invention dreamed up Heath Robinson, allowing a British machine to suspend a stethoscope wearing doctor over the ground, in an attempt to locate the snug dug outs of the German enemy. Please note: Credit must appear as Courtesy of the Estate of Mrs J.C.Robinson/Pollinger Ltd/ILN/Mary Evan"
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'Flying Scotsman' painted on the carriage roof of the famous train to enable the
20th May 1932: The words 'Flying Scotsman' painted on the carriage roof of the famous train to enable the pilot of an Imperial Airways, 42 seater 'Heracles' air liner to pick out the train during its journey. The train passengers were being linked by a Marconi aircraft wireless set in the train to enable them to talk to the plane passengers. (Photo by Topical Press Agency/Getty Images)
15th May 1978: The Scotsman, the high speed, Inter-City 125 train, gliding out of London's King's Cross station, on its way to Edinburgh. The train is part of the new British Rail Inter-City service which will travel at speeds of up to 125 mph, thus cutting the previous time for journeys between the two cities. (Photo by Central Press/Getty Images)
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