Pen-y-darran locomotive, 1803.
3 3 c m
actual image size: 32cm x 25cm

Pen-y-darran locomotive, 1803.

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Side elevation drawing showing the locomotive, which was designed by the Cornish engineer Richard Trevithick (1771-1833) and built in 1803 and was the first steam engine to operate on rails, running at Coalbrookdale, near Telford, Telford & Wrekin. Trevithick pioneered the use of high pressure steam, and his designs for lightweight high-pressure steam engines formed the basis for all future steam-propelled transport.

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