'Sans Pareil', steam locomotive, 1829.
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The locomotive represented by this model (scale 1:8) was designed by Timothy Hackworth (1786-1850) and competed in the Rainhill Trials. This was a competion held to establish the most efficient locomotive for railway haulage and was won by George and Robert Stephenson's 'Rocket'. Hackworth was the world's first locomotive superintendent and worked for the Stockton and Darlington Railway.