'Sans Pareil', steam locomotive, 1829.

'Sans Pareil', steam locomotive, 1829.
3 3 c m
40cm
actual image size: 32cm x 25cm

Description

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.

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