Last night was the first in the season of talks on Charles Babbage.  My deep thanks to all the members of the Crashbox and Classic Car Club who turned out to listen to my presentation about the brilliant, enigmatic and inventive Charles Babbage.  Thanks you for welcoming me so warmly and responding with such interest... Continue Reading →

Babbage gets involved with the railways.

In 1837 Charles Babbage was asked by Brunel to work with him on the Great Western Railway It was a family affair as his son was working for Brunel at this time. Brunel wanted ‘research into the safety and efficiency’ of the proposed G W R. Babbage was straight on with the job - so... Continue Reading →

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