Quotes by Reverend W. Awdry 1911 - 1997

[Of the parralels between the railways and the church] both had their heyday in the mid-nineteenth century; both own a great deal of Gothic-style architecture which is expensive to maintain; both are regularly assailed by critics; and both are firmly convinced that they are the best means of getting man to his ultimate destination.

Reverend W. Awdry 1911 - 1997

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