By what were the first London Underground trains pulled?

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Ven­ti­la­tion shafts at various points on the route allowed the engines to expel steam and bring fresh air into the tunnels. These shafts were some­times hidden behind false facades, like the one on the photo (Le­in­ster Gardens 23). The right-­hand property is a fake.

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flagthe United Arab Emirates
78%
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flagSpain
62%
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flagItaly
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flagAustria
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flagBelgium
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flagGermany
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flagthe Philippines
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flagPoland
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flagthe United Kingdom
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flagSweden
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flagthe United States
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flagIndia
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flagCanada
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flagAustralia
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flagthe Netherlands
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7%
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