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Thomas Hackworth: Auckland

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Note: This is a sub-section of Thomas Hackworth and Hackworth and Downing

1839 Railway locomotive built by Timothy Hackworth at the Shildon Works for the Stockton and Darlington Railway, or at the Soho Works[1]

Had a Napier Boiler. [2]. The boiler is 14ft. 6in. long,and l4ft.4in. diameter, made of 3/8in. plate. It is of the return tube or Napier type.[3]

See Also


Sources of Information

  1. Rail centre [1]
  2. The Engineer 1875/09/24
  3. The Engineer 1875/10/01