George P. Landow. Courtesy of the Science Museum. [Click on images to enlarge them.](1845) designed by Robert Stephenson and and Joseph Locke for the Grand Trunk Railway, Britain's first trunk railway, which connected Birmingham with a junction of the Manchster and Liverpool Railway. Collection: The Science Museum, London. Photography and formatting by
According to the museum, “Columbine always towed a tender carrying water and coal,” which lack of space prevents its inclusion in the museum display.
- The First Locomotives
- The Puffing Billy (1818) — “the oldest surviving locomotive in the world”
- The Columbine (1829), the first modern steam locomotive
Last modified 10 May 2014