Drawing of Stephenson's Patent Locomotive

Made:
1800-1899
part of archive:
Archive of Robert Stephenson & Co Ltd
maker:
Robert Stephenson & Co Ltd

Undated drawing, outside elevation of long-boiler, new type, with outside cylinders, stroke increased to 24"; the wheel spokes are of bent angle iron, introduced by Robert Stephenson about this time in place of the tubular spoke. A locomotive of this type, described in the makers' books as "Pattern engine" was supplied to the Marseilles Avignon Railway, a model of the type is to be seen at the Conservatoire des Arts et Metiers, Paris. Note the expansion link of box form. Description from A Century of Locomotive Building by Robert Stephenson & Co 1823-1923, J G H Warren, p 354. Drawing reference - 98.

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Extent:
1 item
Identifier:
ROB/3/2/125

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