Actaeon Locomotive after its boiler exploded

Made:
1855 in Gloucester

Lithograph (with decorative border). The Locomotive "Actaeon" after its boiler exploded in Gloucester Station Yard, close to the water tank, on 7 February 1855. (John Brown, Driver). "Actaeon" was a GWR 'Firefly' class 2-2-2, built 1841. (see C.H.Hewison 'Locomotive Boiler Explosions', p.38-39).

Details

Category:
Pictorial Collection (Railway)
Object Number:
1978-2033
type:
print
status:
Permanent collection

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