• First train

    A man by the name of Benjamin French had been involved in the laying of lines on this branch and a few years after its opening realised the potential of starting a passenger carrying service between Swansea and Mumbles. The company agreed for him to do this and he paid them £20 a year to carry out this service. On 25th March, 1807, THE FIRST PASSENGER RAILWAY IN THE WORLD WAS BORN.
  • first plane

    In 1899, after Wilbur Wright had written a letter of request to the Smithsonian Institution for information about flight experiments, the Wright Brothers designed their first aircraft: a small, biplane glider flown as a kite to test their solution for controlling the craft by wing warping. Wing warping is a method of arching the wingtips slightly to control the aircraft's rolling motion and balance.
  • First car

    First car
    The Ford Model T is an automobile that was produced by Henry Ford's Ford Motor Company from 1908 through 1927. The Model T set 1908 as the historic year that the automobile became popular. It is generally regarded as the first affordable automobile, the car that opened travel to the common middle-class American; some of this was because of Ford's innovations, including assembly line production instead of individual hand crafting
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