Stephenson House

Resource Type: Image | Posted on 11th November 2011 by Liam Physick

This is the last of a series of pieces of paper commemorating the entrants at the Rainhill Trials. This one concerns the victorious Rocket. In addition, it describes George Stephenson’s work in building the Liverpool and Manchester Railway, and gives a summary of the Trials themselves, including an explanation as to why there is no entry for the Cycloped - it was not serious competitor

Stephenson House

Tagged under: steam locomotives, liverpool and manchester railway, tender locomotives, rocket, george stephenson, rainhill, robert stephenson, cycloped

Categorised under: Landmarks, Landscapes & Locomotives

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