Pioneers of British steam

Pioneers of British steam Puffing Billy, Rocket, Sans Pareil: all pioneer British steam locomotives. On May 23rd 2013 I got to see Timothy Hackworth's Sans Pareil - runner up at the Rainhill Trials at Locomotion, Shildon. She is displayed with the reverence her place in history deserves. On Sunday 11th November 2012 I visited the Science Museum in Kensington, London. There I saw the first steam locomotive: Puffing Billy and George Stephenson's legend: Rocket. Thursday 16th May 2013 I christened my first digital camera at the NRM, York. Agenoria was present. Friday 27th May 2016 I visited Head of Steam in Darlington for George Stephenson's 1825 legendary Locomotion number 1 and Derwent 25. Also early engines Hardwicke and Cornwall.


Puffing Billy (1812)

Puffing Billy at the Science Museum, Sun 11/11/2012.


Puffing Billy at the Science Museum, Sun 11/11/2012.



Puffing Billy at the Science Museum, Wed 18/02/2015.


1 Locomotion (1825)

Locomotion Head of Steam Darlington, Fri 27/05/2016.


Locomotion Head of Steam Darlington, Fri 27/05/2016.


Locomotion Head of Steam Darlington, Fri 27/05/2016.


Locomotion Head of Steam Darlington, Fri 27/05/2016.


Locomotion Head of Steam Darlington, Fri 27/05/2016.


Locomotion Head of Steam Darlington, Fri 27/05/2016.


Locomotion Head of Steam Darlington, Fri 27/05/2016.


Locomotion Head of Steam Darlington, Fri 27/05/2016.


Locomotion Head of Steam Darlington, Fri 27/05/2016.


Locomotion Head of Steam Darlington, Fri 27/05/2016.


Locomotion Head of Steam Darlington, Fri 27/05/2016.


Locomotion Head of Steam Darlington, Fri 27/05/2016.


Locomotion Head of Steam Darlington, Fri 27/05/2016.


Locomotion Head of Steam Darlington, Fri 27/05/2016.


Agenoria (1829)

Agenoria at the National Raiway Museum, Thurs 16/05/2013.


Agenoria at the National Raiway Museum, Thurs 16/05/2013.


Agenoria at the National Raiway Museum, Wed 03/07/2013.


Agenoria at the National Raiway Museum, Wed 03/07/2013.


Agenoria at the National Raiway Museum, Wed 03/07/2013.


Agenoria at the National Raiway Museum, Wed 03/07/2013.


Novelty (1829)

Novelty at the Manchester Museum Of Science and Industry, 08/10/2015.


Planet (1830)

Planet at the Manchester Museum Of Science and Industry, 08/10/2015.


Planet at the Manchester Museum Of Science and Industry, 08/10/2015.


Planet at the Manchester Museum Of Science and Industry, 08/10/2015.


Sans Pareil (1830)

Sans Pareil NRM Shildon, Thurs 23/05/2013.


Sans Pareil NRM Shildon, Thurs 23/05/2013.


Sans Pareil NRM Shildon, Thurs 23/05/2013.


Sans Pareil NRM Shildon, Thurs 23/05/2013.


Sans Pareil NRM Shildon, Thurs 23/05/2013.


Sans Pareil NRM Shildon, Thurs 23/05/2013.


Sans Pareil NRM Shildon, Thurs 23/05/2013.


Rocket (1830)

Rocket at the Science Museum, Wed 18/02/2015.


Rocket at the Science Museum, Wed 18/02/2015.


Rocket at the Science Museum, Wed 18/02/2015.


Rocket at the Science Museum, Wed 18/02/2015.


Rocket at the Science Museum, Wed 18/02/2015.


25 Derwent (1845)

Derwent Head of Steam Darlington, Fri 27/05/2016.


Derwent Head of Steam Darlington, Fri 27/05/2016.


Derwent Head of Steam Darlington, Fri 27/05/2016.


Derwent Head of Steam Darlington, Fri 27/05/2016.


Derwent Head of Steam Darlington, Fri 27/05/2016.


Derwent Head of Steam Darlington, Fri 27/05/2016.


Derwent Head of Steam Darlington, Fri 27/05/2016.


Derwent Head of Steam Darlington, Fri 27/05/2016.


Derwent Head of Steam Darlington, Fri 27/05/2016.


Derwent Head of Steam Darlington, Fri 27/05/2016.


Derwent Head of Steam Darlington, Fri 27/05/2016.


Derwent Head of Steam Darlington, Fri 27/05/2016.


1868 Columbine (1845)

Science Museum, London, 18/02/2015.


3 Furness Railway Coppernob (1846)

3 Copernob NRM, Sat 25/02/2016.


3020 Cornwall (1847)

3020 Cornwall NRM Shildon, Fri 27/05/2016.


3020 Cornwall NRM Shildon, Fri 27/05/2016.


3020 Cornwall NRM Shildon, Fri 27/05/2016.


3020 Cornwall NRM Shildon, Fri 27/05/2016.


3020 Cornwall NRM Shildon, Fri 27/05/2016.


20 Furness Railway Coppernob (1863)

3020 Cornwall NRM Shildon, Fri 27/05/2016.


3020 Cornwall NRM Shildon, Fri 27/05/2016.


3020 Cornwall NRM Shildon, Fri 27/05/2016.


1 Stirling Single (1870)

1 Stirling Single NRM, Sat 25/02/2016.


1 Stirling Single NRM, Sat 25/02/2016.


1 Stirling Single NRM, Sat 25/02/2016.


790 Hardwicke (1873)

790 Hardwicke NRM Shildon, Fri 27/05/2016.


790 Hardwicke NRM Shildon, Fri 27/05/2016.


790 Hardwicke NRM Shildon, Fri 27/05/2016.


790 Hardwicke NRM Shildon, Fri 27/05/2016.






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