The Rocket at Rainhill

Resource Type: Image | Posted on 5th December 2011 by Liam Physick

This painting, reproduced from The Rainhill Locomotive Trials, shows the Rocket arriving at Rainhill, having just passed under the Skew Bridge. It is hauling three first-class carriages and two second-class ones. The crowds admire it: a young child unwisely stands on the adjacent track

The Rocket at Rainhill

Tagged under: steam locomotives, tender locomotives, rocket, rainhill trials, rainhill skew bridge

Categorised under: Landmarks, Landscapes & Locomotives

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