Grace's Guide To British Industrial History

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Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 147,919 pages of information and 233,587 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.

1851 Great Exhibition: Official Catalogue: Class V.: R. and W. Hawthorn

From Graces Guide

536. HAWTHORN, R. and W., Newcastle-upon-Tyne — Manufacturers.

First-class patent passenger locomotive engine. The weight of the engine is distributed more uniformly than usual upon the wheels and axles. The slide-valves are relieved from the extreme pressure of steam, and the link motion, together with the action of the slide-valves, is improved.


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