"Rocket" locomotive

Image Details

Dates 1932
Title Robert Stephenson model
Full Description Tender model of the original designed and built by Stephenson for the Rainhill speed trials on the Liverpool to Manchester Railway, 1829. By Dr John Bradbury-Winter, 1932.

Model complete with firebox, boiler, chimney, driving wheels, hub and tyres, wooden water barrel, cylinder, spokes and felloes. The hubs of the wheels are engraved 'R Stephenson & Co, Newcastle Tyne' as on the original engine.

Scale: 3/4 inch to 1 foot.
Archive Reference MUS/29