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
76%
5%
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17%
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flagDenmark
73%
6%
6%
13%
15
flagItaly
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flagAustria
61%
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flagSpain
58%
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flagBelgium
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flagGermany
49%
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38%
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flagPoland
48%
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4%
37%
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flagthe United Kingdom
48%
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38%
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flagSweden
47%
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35%
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flagthe Philippines
46%
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26%
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flagthe United States
45%
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37%
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flagRepublic of Ireland
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flagIndia
43%
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flagCanada
42%
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flagthe Netherlands
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flagUnknown
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flagAustralia
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flagNorway
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flagFrance
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men37%
women45%
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37%
45%
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8%
9%
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4%
6%
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50%
38%

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