'Sans Pareil' locomotive, 1829. The locomot
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'Sans Pareil' locomotive, 1829. The locomot

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Sans Pareil' locomotive, 1829. 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 competition held to establish the most efficient locomotive for railway haulage which was won by Stephenson's locomotive 'Rocket'. Hackworth was the world's first locomotive superintendent and worked for the Stockton and Darlington Railway.

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