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A Glimpse of the British Army

It is not an easy matter to write from the front. You know that there are several courteous but inexorable gentlemen who may have a word in the matter, and their presence 'imparts but small ease to the style.'
Holmes and Watson in Train, The Hound of the Baskervilles, Coombe Tracey, The Sign of Four, British Transportation

The Travels of Sherlock Holmes

  The Sherlock Holmes stories are great repositories of the glorious history British transportation (railways, steamships, hansom cabs, and the walking stick ) . Holmes' memory--or when it fails,...