'Puffing Billy' locomotive

Made:
1813-1814 in Wylam Colliery
maker:
William Hedley

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Locomotive 'Puffing Billy' with tender, 10 fish-bellied rails, 12 chairs, 6 sleepers, shovel, 3 firing irons. Driving
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Locomotive 'Puffing Billy' with tender, 10 fish-bellied rails, 12 chairs, 6 sleepers, shovel, 3 firing irons. Driving
Science Museum Group Collection
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum

Locomotive 'Puffing Billy' with tender, 10 fish-bellied rails, 12 chairs, 6 sleepers, shovel, 3 firing irons. Driving
Science Museum Group Collection
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum

Locomotive 'Puffing Billy' with tender, 10 fish-bellied rails, 12 chairs, 6 sleepers, shovel, 3 firing irons. Driving
Science Museum Group Collection
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum

Locomotive 'Puffing Billy' with tender, 10 fish-bellied rails, 12 chairs, 6 sleepers, shovel, 3 firing irons. Driving
Science Museum Group Collection
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum

Locomotive 'Puffing Billy' with tender, 10 fish-bellied rails, 12 chairs, 6 sleepers, shovel, 3 firing irons. Driving
Science Museum Group Collection
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum

The National Railway Museum on tour in Swindon, April 1990.
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© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum

Locomotive 'Puffing Billy'. Driving wheel diameter 3 feet 3 inches; cylinders 9 inches x 36 inches; working pressure 50lb; weight approximately 8 tons, exclusive of tender.

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Details

Category:
Locomotives and Rolling Stock
Object Number:
1862-2/1
type:
steam locomotive
credit:
Captain Blackett
status:
Permanent collection

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