Workers on the iron horse shoveled coal into a boiler, which propelled the engine and sent steam and smoke billowing into the sky.
Robinson became a writer and magazine editor and in 1990 he wrote a terrific book about his boyhood hero, The iron horse.
The latent power of the iron horse could have shot it forth like an arrow from a bow, or have blown the whole station to atoms.
The iron horse was now at last about to assume its right position.
The advent of the iron horse had opened up new and hitherto undreamed of possibilities.
The cost of this iron horse with its tender was about 3000 pounds.
When the iron horse was first made, men were naturally in haste to ascertain his power and paces.
The iron horse and steel rail are great promoters of civilization.
The fire in the furnace was burning low; there was little or no steam; the iron horse was spent and lame.
New ideas and new habits must follow in the track of the iron horse.