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EP028 BROTHER CAN YOU SPARE A DIME? RAILWAY MANIA AND SOCIAL CHANGES is here to count the cost of progress. As railways make men staggeringly rich, people start to fly too close to the sun and get their wings singed. Or fall prey to predators, like George Hudson, the Railway King. This episode covers
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Railways; bringing a potential bonanza.
The profits of the first line, and tragedy.
The cost of doing business; political bribery.
A growing mania.
Boom time turns bust.
George Hudson – rise and fall of the first Great Railway Baron.
The end of the mania, and a new normal.
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