When Horses Ran London – an 1890s canter with Charlie

Changes the way you see (and smell) London – the evidence and the feel of a bygone era – a ton-load of people – why bus routes are a certain length – some maths – lame or sick – 1,100 horses per route – the scale of the necessary stabling – multi-storey stabling – Camden Lock – effect of the railway – provender store – a sense of the scale of horse-drawn transport – a long, thin building – London General Omnibus Company Limited – timber store today is a small theatre and cafe – when horses ran London – transition was so rapid: the internal layout, the spiral staircases – the Western Front…

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