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. I caught up with Liverpool and Manchester railway 57 Lion AKA the Titfield Thunderbolt at the Museum of Liverpool 28th May 2018.


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.


37 Lion (1838)

Lion at the Museum of Liverpool, Mon 28/05/2018.


Lion at the Museum of Liverpool, Mon 28/05/2018.


Lion at the Museum of Liverpool, Mon 28/05/2018.


Lion at the Museum of Liverpool, Mon 28/05/2018.


Lion at the Museum of Liverpool, Mon 28/05/2018.


Lion at the Museum of Liverpool, Mon 28/05/2018.


Lion at the Museum of Liverpool, Mon 28/05/2018.


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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