After termination of the Turkish occupation in the 18th century has become a regular road traffic in Hungary. Before the Hungarian Revolution of 1848 in 26 of the 61 county area was not built in a public way. (http://www.sci-tech.hu/kozlekedes.sci-tech.hu/00home/00home.htm)
The Ketley Canal was a tub boat canal that ran about 1.5 miles from Oakengates to Ketley works in Shropshire, England. The canal was built about 1788 and featured the first inclined plane in Britain. The main cargo of the canal was coal and ironstone (a form of iron ore). The canal was constructed in 1788 by William Reynolds of Ketley.(http://en.goldenmap.com/Ketley_Canal)
Patrick Miller of Dalswinton was a Scottish banker and shareholder. Patrick Miller had always been interested in Naval Architecture and when he was approached by his children’s tutor, James Taylor to “try out the power of steam”, he obviously couldn’t resist the challenge and offered to sponsor William Symington, who was responsible for the providing the steam engine.
James Rumsey steam boat - He was an American mechanical engineer chiefly known for exhibiting a boat propelled by machinery in 1787 on the Potomac River at Shepherdstown. How the steam boat works? Read it here: http://jamesrumsey.org/how-the-steamboat-works/
In 1752 the French Academy of Sciences awarded a prize to the distin guished physicist Daniel Bernoulli for an essay on the manner of propelling boats without wind. in addition to other suggestions he proposed the use of the screw propeller. (http://gluedideas.com/content-collection/international-encyclopedia-18/Steam-Navigation_P1.html)
In 1789 William Jessop designed the first wagons with flanged wheels. The flange was a groove that allowed the wheels to better grip the rail, this was an important design that carried over to later locomotives. (http://inventors.about.com/library/inventors/blrailroad.htm) - In 26 July 1803, Jessop opened the Surrey Iron Railway in south London - arguably, the world's first public railway, albeit a horse-drawn one. (http://www.paralumun.com/train.htm)