John Leech Cartoons from Punch magazine
Railway Amalgamation - A Pleasant State of Things. Passenger. "What's the matter, guard?" Guard (with presence of mind). "Oh, nothing particular, sir. We've only run into an excursion train!" Passenger. "But, good gracious! There's a train just behind us, isn't there?" Guard. "Yes, sir! But a boy has gone down the line with a signal; And it's very likely they'll see it!"
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