By Jack Newman For Mailonline. One of the oldest steam engines in the world has been winched over the rooftops of Whitstable today as it returned to the town years after it first arrived. The ninth oldest surviving locomotive hauled its first train on the Canterbury and Whitstable Railway in and remained in active service until The historic Invicta locomotive has been taken to a new home at the Whitstable Community Museum today.
Welcome to the Louisiana Bayou and the world of Macy Beckett 's series, where hopeful hearts will go to great lengths to change their luck in love Ten years ago, Beau Dumont made the biggest mistake of his life by letting his high school sweetheart, Devyn Mauvais slip through his fingers. Now the reformed bad boy will stop at nothing to get her back. Even if it means tricking her into taking a job on his family's riverboat, The Belle of the Bayou. When Devyn's old flame offers her a stint at the boat's day care center, she sees it as a chance to prove she isn't just the descendant of Louisiana's most infamous voodoo queen.
A s everyone knows, Thomas the Tank Engine is the story of several straight white men who solemnly obey the every passing whim of a white, straight, male dictator in a crude reinforcement of the belief that the working class should know its place. It is outmoded and outdated, and it teaches children nothing but dangerous stereotypes about the world. Thankfully Mattel, the company that now owns Thomas, has decided to do something about this. A forthcoming straight-to-DVD movie, The Great Race , promises to introduce a host of new friends who will forcefully inject a little more diversity into the Cumbrian island of Sodor.
By Helen Pow. An incredible set of historic photographs has captured the dying days of steam engines in the United States. Taken by photographer O. Winston Link, t he collection of images, shows the Norfolk and Western, America's last major steam railroad, as it was switching its operations to diesel in the s. Mr Link's stunning shots also caught the capture the industry before the triumph of the automobile and the airplane brought an era where railroads dominated passenger travel to an end.