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The cylinders were vertical and 11 inchs in diameter with a stroke of 20ins. The boiler was 4 feet 4 inchs in diameter and 13 feet long with a return flue and a blast pipe. The engine, used for coal traffic, had six coupled wheels each 4 feet in diameter.
The engine was capable of conveying 24 wagons of coal weighing 100 tons at 5 mph on the level
The first journey was made on the 29th November 1827
Two weeks later it needed repair when under the control of William Gowland
1835 One of 11 locomotives running the S&DR under the contract with Timothy Hackworth