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Early Steam Locomotives - Stephenson's Rocket, John Bull, Flued Boiler, Novelty, Adler, Saxonia, Stourbridge Lion, Samson, Gwr Star Class, Best (Paperback) Loot Price: R300
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Early Steam Locomotives - Stephenson's Rocket, John Bull, Flued Boiler, Novelty, Adler, Saxonia, Stourbridge Lion, Samson,...
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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 35. Chapters: Stephenson's Rocket, John Bull, Flued boiler, Novelty, Adler, Saxonia, Stourbridge Lion, Samson, GWR Star Class, Best Friend of Charleston, Tom Thumb, Puffing Billy, Invicta, Le Belge, GWR Charles Tayleur locomotives, Locomotion No 1, LDE - Comet, Sans Pareil, Sandusky, GWR Mather, Dixon locomotives, Bradyll, Lancashire Witch, Steam Elephant, Blucher, LMR 57 Lion, Catch me who can, Pioneer, The Salamanca, Caledonian, Atlantic, Wylam Dilly, Experiment, GWR Haigh Foundry locomotives, Hibernia, GWR Sharp, Roberts locomotives, Planet, GWR Thunderer locomotive, GWR Hurricane locomotive, DeWitt Clinton, West Point, Northumbrian, Perseverance, Derwent. Excerpt: John Bull is a British-built railroad steam locomotive that operated in the United States. It was operated for the first time on September 15, 1831, and it became the oldest operable steam locomotive in the world when the Smithsonian Institution operated it in 1981. Built by Robert Stephenson and Company, the John Bull was initially purchased by and operated for the Camden and Amboy Railroad, the first railroad in New Jersey, which gave John Bull the number 1 and its first name, "Stevens." The C&A used the locomotive heavily from 1833 until 1866, when it was removed from active service and placed in storage. After the C&A's assets were acquired by the Pennsylvania Railroad (PRR) in 1871, the PRR refurbished and operated the locomotive a few times for public displays: it was steamed up for the Centennial Exposition in 1876 and again for the National Railway Appliance Exhibition in 1883. In 1884 the locomotive was purchased by the Smithsonian Institution as the museum's first major industrial exhibit. In 1939 the employees at the PRR's Altoona, Pennsylvania, workshops built an operable replica of the locomotive for further exhibition duties, as the Smithsonian...

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Imprint: University-Press.Org
Country of origin: United States
Release date: September 2013
First published: September 2013
Authors: Source Wikipedia
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 2mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 36
ISBN-13: 978-1-230-50202-1
Categories: Books
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LSN: 1-230-50202-5
Barcode: 9781230502021

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