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
75%
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8%
16%
12
flagItaly
66%
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30%
30
flagSpain
62%
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25%
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flagAustria
61%
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flagGermany
51%
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36%
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flagBelgium
50%
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37%
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flagthe Philippines
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7%
28%
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flagPoland
49%
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flagthe United Kingdom
49%
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3%
38%
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flagthe United States
46%
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6%
36%
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flagUnknown
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10%
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flagCanada
45%
4%
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37%
24
flagIndia
43%
14%
18%
21%
82
flagRepublic of Ireland
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flagSweden
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flagthe Netherlands
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flagAustralia
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flagNorway
30%
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flagFrance
27%
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men39%
women45%
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39%
46%
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7%
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5%
5%
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48%
38%

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