Steam locomotive ‘Agenoria’ 0-4-0, built by Foster Rastrick & Co, Stourbridge for the Earl of Dudley's Shutt End Colliery Railway at Kingswinford, Staffordshire in 1829; withdrawn c1864, length over buffers, 13' 3"; width 6' 1"; height 24"; weight 11 tons with tender; area 7.19m square. Driving wheel diameter 4 feet, 0 3/4 inches; weigh 11 tons with tender
One of the world’s oldest locomotives, Agenoria is a close relative of the first locomotive to run in the USA, the Stourbridge Lion of 1828. The company of Foster, Rastrick built only four locomotives, and three went to the Delaware and Hudson Canal Company. The remaining one was Agenoria, which takes its name from a Roman Goddess. It was supplied to Staffordshire’s Shutt End Colliery where it pulled coal wagons for 35 years.
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length over buffers: 4130 mm,
driving wheel diameter: 1238 mm,
height without chimney: 3660 mm
overall height with chimney: 6590 mm
width: 2220 mm
weight with tender: 9979kg
- steam locomotive
- vehicles and vehicle components
- Foster, M.W.
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