Flying Scotsman (train) - On 11 May 1926, the Flying Scotsman was derailed by strikers near Newcastle. The British Worker, alarmed at the fears of the General Council of the TUC that there was to be a mass drift back to work, claimed: "The number of strikers has not diminished; it is increasing. There are more workers out today than there have been at any moment since the strike began."
"The Polar Express" • by Svetlin Marinov http://www.narrow-gauge.co.uk/gallery/show.php?image_id=3220_id=370 • "The Septemvri–Dobrinishte narrow gauge line is the only operating narrow gauge (760 mm) line in Bulgaria. It is operated by Bulgarian State Railways. The line is actively used with seven passenger trains running per day. The journey takes five hours through the valleys and gorges between Rila and Rhodopes." http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Septemvri-Dobrinishte_narrow_gauge_line
An overlay diagram showing four of the largest airplanes ever built, the Hughes H-4 Spruce Goose (aircraft with the greatest wingspan), the Antonov An-225 Mriya (the largest aircraft), the Boeing 747-8 Intercontinental (the largest version of the Boeing 747 Jumbojet), and the Airbus A380-800 (the largest passenger aircraft).
One of the most amazing stories of any Titanic survivors, Violet Constance Jessop was an ocean liner stewardess and a nurse who survived the sinking of both the RMS Titanic and the HMHS Britannic in 1912 and 1916.
*The youngest passenger on board the ship, two month old Millvina Dean who, with her parents Bertram Sr. and Eva Dean and older brother Bertram, were emigrating from England to Kansas, died in 2009. She was the last survivor of the Titanic disaster to die.
Berengaria of Navarre c. 1165–1170 – 23 December 1230) was Queen of the English as the wife of King Richard I of England. She was the eldest daughter of King Sancho VI of Navarre and Sancha of Castile. As is the case with many of the medieval queens consort of the Kingdom of England, relatively little is known of her life, altho' we do know that she never entered England during her reign as Queen!