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18 WTF Photos From Britain's Past

Zebras on the streets of Brixton, and other oddities. Curated for Buzzfeed by Retronaut.

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5. The Brighton “Daddy Long-Legs” in 1896.

Via Public Domain Review / The Royal Pavilion and Brighton Museums, via Retronaut

“Daddy Long-Legs” was a coastline railway that ran through the English Channel between 1896 and 1901. Its only carriage stood on four legs and was propelled by electric motor.

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