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Image from ?The History and Description of Fossil Fuel, the collieries, and coal trade of Great Britain. By the author of the ?Treatise on manufactures in metal? in Lirdner?s Cabinet Cyclopędia [J Holland]?, 001142352

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Image from ?The History and Description of Fossil Fuel, the collieries, and coal trade of Great Britain. By the author of the ?Treatise on manufactures in metal? in Lirdner?s Cabinet Cyclopędia [J Holland]?, 001142352

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Image from ?The History and Description of Fossil Fuel, the collieries, and coal trade of Great Britain. By the author of the ?Treatise on manufactures in metal? in Lirdner?s Cabinet Cyclopędia [J Holland]?, 001142352 Author: HOLLAND, John of Sheffield Page: 207 Year: 1835 Place: London Publisher: Whittaker and Co. View all the images from this book Following the link above will take you to the British Library?s integrated catalogue. You will be able to download a PDF of the book this image is taken from, as well as view the pages up close with the 'itemViewer?. Click on the 'related items? to search for the electronic version of this work.

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Wearmouth Colliery, Sunderland Wearmouth Colliery, Sunderland

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Side Tank Engine 'Pyramus' built in Newcastle upon Tyne

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An image of the side tank engine 'Pyramus', one of two ordered for the Shropshire and Montgomeryshire Light Railway in February 1911 (TWAM ref. DS.RSH/1/1/3). Engine nos. 2878-2879. Built for: Shropshire and Montgomeryshire Light Railway. Date ordered: 13 February 1911. Gauge of Railway: 4 feet 8½ inches. Principal Dimensions. Cylinders dia: 14 inches. Cylinders stroke: 22 inches. Wheels (Dia. of coupled): 3 feet 6 inches. Wheel-base - total: 15 feet 6 inches. Water capacity: 1200 gallons. Fuel capacity: 80 cubic feet = 1.75 tons. Heating surface ? total: 723.5 square feet. Grate area: 11.3 square feet. Working pressure: 170 lbs per square inch. Total weight in working order: 37 tons. Tractive force taking 90% of the working pressure: 15708 lbs. Tractive force taking 75% of the working pressure: 13090 lbs. Approximate shipping space: 2679 cubic feet. Approximate gross weight packed for shipment: 30.75 tons. Code Word: PYRAMUS This album celebrates the achievements of the Hawthorn Leslie locomotive works at Forth Banks, Newcastle upon Tyne. The works were established by Robert Hawthorn in January 1817 and in 1820 his brother, William Hawthorn joined him as a partner. The firm initially manufactured stationary engines but within a few years diversified into marine engineering and in 1831 produced its first locomotive engine for the Stockton and Darlington Railway. In 1870 the firm established a separate marine engine works on the River Tyne at St. Peter?s and from 1882 the Forth Banks Works became devoted entirely to the manufacture of locomotives. In 1885 the firm amalgamated with the shipyard of Andrew Leslie at Hebburn, creating the world-famous shipbuilding and engineering company R and W. Hawthorn, Leslie & Co. Ltd. The Forth Banks Works of Hawthorn Leslie produced engines of all types and sizes for railways around the world. The output of the Forth Banks Works included a large number of tank engines for industrial works and collieries and the firm established a speciality in the construction of crane locomotives. The images in this set date from the early twentieth century and are a reminder of Newcastle upon Tyne?s proud industrial heritage. They are taken from a series of photograph albums produced by Hawthorn Leslie. The albums were kindly donated to Tyne & Wear Archives by Alan C. Baker and T.D. Allen Civil. (Copyright) We're happy for you to share this digital image within the spirit of The Commons. Please cite 'Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums' when reusing. Certain restrictions on high quality reproductions and commercial use of the original physical version apply though; if you're unsure please email archives@twmuseums.org.uk.

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Ready to descent Ellington Colliery Ready to descent Ellington Colliery

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Image from ?The History and Description of Fossil Fuel, the collieries, and coal trade of Great Britain. By the author of the ?Treatise on manufactures in metal? in Lirdner?s Cabinet Cyclopędia [J Holland]?, 001142352

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Image from ?The History and Description of Fossil Fuel, the collieries, and coal trade of Great Britain. By the author of the ?Treatise on manufactures in metal? in Lirdner?s Cabinet Cyclopędia [J Holland]?, 001142352 Author: HOLLAND, John of Sheffield Page: 258 Year: 1835 Place: London Publisher: Whittaker and Co. View this image on Flickr View all the images from this book Following the link above will take you to the British Library?s integrated catalogue. You will be able to download a PDF of the book this image is taken from, as well as view the pages up close with the 'itemViewer?. Click on the 'related items? to search for the electronic version of this work.

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Image from ?The History and Description of Fossil Fuel, the collieries, and coal trade of Great Britain. By the author of the ?Treatise on manufactures in metal? in Lirdner?s Cabinet Cyclopędia [J Holland]?, 001142352

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Image from ?The History and Description of Fossil Fuel, the collieries, and coal trade of Great Britain. By the author of the ?Treatise on manufactures in metal? in Lirdner?s Cabinet Cyclopędia [J Holland]?, 001142352 Author: HOLLAND, John of Sheffield Page: 146 Year: 1835 Place: London Publisher: Whittaker and Co. View this image on Flickr View all the images from this book Following the link above will take you to the British Library?s integrated catalogue. You will be able to download a PDF of the book this image is taken from, as well as view the pages up close with the 'itemViewer?. Click on the 'related items? to search for the electronic version of this work.

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Aerial view of the River Wear, 1959 Aerial view of the River Wear, 1959

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Image from ?The History and Description of Fossil Fuel, the collieries, and coal trade of Great Britain. By the author of the ?Treatise on manufactures in metal? in Lirdner?s Cabinet Cyclopędia [J Holland]?, 001142352

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Image from ?The History and Description of Fossil Fuel, the collieries, and coal trade of Great Britain. By the author of the ?Treatise on manufactures in metal? in Lirdner?s Cabinet Cyclopędia [J Holland]?, 001142352 Author: HOLLAND, John of Sheffield Page: 297 Year: 1835 Place: London Publisher: Whittaker and Co. View this image on Flickr View all the images from this book Following the link above will take you to the British Library?s integrated catalogue. You will be able to download a PDF of the book this image is taken from, as well as view the pages up close with the 'itemViewer?. Click on the 'related items? to search for the electronic version of this work.

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Harraton Colliery

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industry | washington | dereliction | sunderland | collieries | coalindustry | washingtonnewtown | harratoncolliery

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Harraton Colliery

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View of Harraton Colliery, May 1965 (TWAM ref. DT.TUR/2/36063AQ). 2014 marks the 50th anniversary of the creation of Washington New Town. It was officially established on 24 July 1964 and since then the area has witnessed massive changes. Old pit terraces have been replaced with modern housing, thousands of new jobs have been created, great new shopping and leisure facilities have been built and a derelict industrial landscape has been reclaimed and transformed. To celebrate this anniversary Tyne & Wear Archives has brought together a set of images of Washington as it was 50 years ago. These were commissioned by Washington Development Corporation, which was responsible for planning, designing and building the New Town. The images are an important reminder of Washington's past. They reflect how much of the town has changed beyond recognition. The town will continue to evolve over the next fifty years and we must make sure that the memories continue to be preserved. (Copyright) These images are Crown Copyright. We're happy for you to share these digital images within the spirit of The Commons. Please cite 'Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums' when reusing. Certain restrictions on high quality reproductions and commercial use of the original physical version apply though; if you're unsure please email info@twarchives.org.uk.

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washington | sunderland | coalindustry | collieries | dereliction | washingtonnewtown | harratoncolliery | industry | industrialheritage | blackandwhitephotograph | may1965 | landscape | 2014 | 50thanniversary | 24july1964 | changes | transformation | washingtondevelopmentcorporation | planning | design | building | construction | preservation | chimney | smoke | telegraphpole | wire | path | road | soil | grass | debris | rail | platform | metal | steel | frame | structure | cement | vegetation | fence | gate | slope | post | buildings | wall | roof | ramp | shed | windows | glass | door | mechanical | blocks | surreal | shadow | cloud

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Wearmouth Colliery, Sunderland

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Aerial view of Wearmouth Colliery, Sunderland, June 1962 (TWAM ref. DT.TUR/2/29271B). This image also shows the Deptford Shipyard of Sir James Laing & Sons on the opposite side of the River. This set of aerial images is intended as a short historical tour of the River Wear from the Piers to Pallion. It gives us an impression of what the River looked like during the middle years of the Twentieth Century, when it was a hive of industrial activity. Sunderland had an international reputation for shipbuilding and this is well represented in this set with images of its famous shipyards such as Austin & Pickersgill, J.L. Thompson & Sons and Sir James Laing & Sons. The River Wear was also home to a thriving marine engineering industry, reflected here by images of the engine works of William Doxford & Sons and George Clark. Other industries are also featured such as glassmaking and of course the key industry of coal mining. Mining is represented by images of Wearmouth Colliery and the riverside coal staithes, which were vital to the coal trade. These images reflect how much the River Wear has changed over the past 50 years, with the disappearance of traditional heavy industries. Those businesses may have gone but Sunderland can be proud of its industrial heritage and the men and women who worked on Wearside and helped to shape the City we know today. (Copyright) We're happy for you to share this digital image within the spirit of The Commons. Please cite 'Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums' when reusing. Certain restrictions on high quality reproductions and commercial use of the original physical version apply though; if you're unsure please email info@twarchives.org.uk.

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riverwear | aerialphotography | sunderland | deptfordyard | shipbuilding | sirjameslaingsonsltd | ships | railways | wearmouthcolliery | coalmining | collieries | queenalexandrabridge | wearside | industrial | industry | coalindustry

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Locomotive for the Japanese State Railway

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An image of one of nine locomotives ordered from Hawthorn Leslie by the Japanese State Railway in April 1911 (TWAM ref. DS.RSH/1/1/3). Engine nos. 2892-2900. Built for: Japanese State Railway. Date ordered 25 April 1911. Gauge of Railway: 3 feet 6 inches. Principal Dimensions. Cylinders dia: 13 inches. Cylinders stroke: 18 inches. Wheels (Dia. of coupled): 3 feet 1 inch. Wheel-base - total: 9 feet 0 inches. Water capacity: 470 gallons. Fuel capacity: 40 cubic feet = 0.9 tons. Heating surface ? total: 497.3 square feet. Grate area: 8.15 square feet. Working pressure: 150 lbs per square inch. Total weight in working order: 23.35 tons. Tractive force taking 90% of the working pressure: 11098 lbs. Tractive force taking 75% of the working pressure: 9249 lbs. Approximate shipping space: 1804 cubic feet. Approximate gross weight packed for shipment: 20.82 tons. Code Word: DOBOK This album celebrates the achievements of the Hawthorn Leslie locomotive works at Forth Banks, Newcastle upon Tyne. The works were established by Robert Hawthorn in January 1817 and in 1820 his brother, William Hawthorn joined him as a partner. The firm initially manufactured stationary engines but within a few years diversified into marine engineering and in 1831 produced its first locomotive engine for the Stockton and Darlington Railway. In 1870 the firm established a separate marine engine works on the River Tyne at St. Peter?s and from 1882 the Forth Banks Works became devoted entirely to the manufacture of locomotives. In 1885 the firm amalgamated with the shipyard of Andrew Leslie at Hebburn, creating the world-famous shipbuilding and engineering company R and W. Hawthorn, Leslie & Co. Ltd. The Forth Banks Works of Hawthorn Leslie produced engines of all types and sizes for railways around the world. The output of the Forth Banks Works included a large number of tank engines for industrial works and collieries and the firm established a speciality in the construction of crane locomotives. The images in this set date from the early twentieth century and are a reminder of Newcastle upon Tyne?s proud industrial heritage. They are taken from a series of photograph albums produced by Hawthorn Leslie. The albums were kindly donated to Tyne & Wear Archives by Alan C. Baker and T.D. Allen Civil. (Copyright) We're happy for you to share this digital image within the spirit of The Commons. Please cite 'Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums' when reusing. Certain restrictions on high quality reproductions and commercial use of the original physical version apply though; if you're unsure please email archives@twmuseums.org.uk.

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train | locomotive | tankengine | industry | industrial | hawthornleslie | forthbanksworks | railways | newcastleupontyne | engineering | engines | interesting | historic | japan | japanesestaterailway

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Side tank engine 'Earl of Mount Edgcumbe'

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An image of the side tank engine 'Earl of Mount Edgcumbe', one of two ordered by the Bere Alston & Calstock Railway in October 1906 (TWAM ref. DS.RSH/1/1/3). The railway was located in the South West of England. Engine nos. 2695-2696. Built for: Bere Alston & Calstock Railway. Date ordered 13 October 1906. Gauge of Railway: 4 feet 8½ inches. Principal Dimensions. Cylinders dia: 16 inches. Cylinders stroke: 24 inches. Wheels (Dia. of coupled): 4 feet 0 inch. Wheel-base - total: 16 feet 9 inches. Water capacity: 1360 gallons. Fuel capacity: 78 cubic feet = 1.75 tons. Heating surface ? total: 1016.7 square feet. Grate area: 16.8 square feet. Working pressure: 170 lbs per square inch. Total weight in working order: 49.85 tons. Tractive force taking 90% of the working pressure: 19584 lbs. Tractive force taking 75% of the working pressure: 16320 lbs. Approximate shipping space: 3725 cubic feet. Approximate gross weight packed for shipment: 43.25 tons. Code Word: EDGCUMBE This album celebrates the achievements of the Hawthorn Leslie locomotive works at Forth Banks, Newcastle upon Tyne. The works were established by Robert Hawthorn in January 1817 and in 1820 his brother, William Hawthorn joined him as a partner. The firm initially manufactured stationary engines but within a few years diversified into marine engineering and in 1831 produced its first locomotive engine for the Stockton and Darlington Railway. In 1870 the firm established a separate marine engine works on the River Tyne at St. Peter?s and from 1882 the Forth Banks Works became devoted entirely to the manufacture of locomotives. In 1885 the firm amalgamated with the shipyard of Andrew Leslie at Hebburn, creating the world-famous shipbuilding and engineering company R and W. Hawthorn, Leslie & Co. Ltd. The Forth Banks Works of Hawthorn Leslie produced engines of all types and sizes for railways around the world. The output of the Forth Banks Works included a large number of tank engines for industrial works and collieries and the firm established a speciality in the construction of crane locomotives. The images in this set date from the early twentieth century and are a reminder of Newcastle upon Tyne?s proud industrial heritage. They are taken from a series of photograph albums produced by Hawthorn Leslie. The albums were kindly donated to Tyne & Wear Archives by Alan C. Baker and T.D. Allen Civil. (Copyright) We're happy for you to share this digital image within the spirit of The Commons. Please cite 'Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums' when reusing. Certain restrictions on high quality reproductions and commercial use of the original physical version apply though; if you're unsure please email archives@twmuseums.org.uk.

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train | locomotive | tankengine | industry | industrial | hawthornleslie | forthbanksworks | railways | newcastleupontyne | engineering | engines | interesting | historic | berealstoncalstockrailway | blackandwhitephotograph | sepiaphotograph | earlofmountedgcumbe | sidetankengine | october1906 | southwestofengland | unitedkingdom | digitalimage | unusual | fascinating | wheel | cog | parts | pipe | doorway | window | wall | roof | plate | bolt | cylinder | panel | signage | rail | transportation | industrialheritage | 13october1906 | hawthornleslielocomotives | forthbanks | roberthawthorn | williamhawthorn | partnership | locomotiveengine | manufacturing

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Locomotive for the Singapore Railway

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An image of a side tank engine ordered by the Crown Agents for the Colonies in March 1910 (TWAM ref. DS.RSH/1/1/3). The engine seems to have been built for the Singapore Railway. Engine no. 2831. Built for: Crown Agents for the Colonies, Straits Railway. Date ordered 23 March 1910. Gauge of Railway: 3 feet 3 3/8 inches. Principal Dimensions. Cylinders dia: 12 inches. Cylinders stroke: 18 inches. Wheels (Dia. of coupled): 3 feet 3 inches. Wheel-base - total: 17 feet 2 inches. Water capacity: 530 gallons. Fuel capacity: not given. Heating surface ? total: 507 square feet. Grate area: 9.5 square feet. Working pressure: 140 lbs per square inch. Total weight in working order: 24.8 tons. Tractive force taking 90% of the working pressure: 8373 lbs. Tractive force taking 75% of the working pressure: 6978 lbs. Approximate shipping space: 2157 cubic feet. Approximate gross weight packed for shipment: 24.8 tons. Code Word: STRAITS This album celebrates the achievements of the Hawthorn Leslie locomotive works at Forth Banks, Newcastle upon Tyne. The works were established by Robert Hawthorn in January 1817 and in 1820 his brother, William Hawthorn joined him as a partner. The firm initially manufactured stationary engines but within a few years diversified into marine engineering and in 1831 produced its first locomotive engine for the Stockton and Darlington Railway. In 1870 the firm established a separate marine engine works on the River Tyne at St. Peter?s and from 1882 the Forth Banks Works became devoted entirely to the manufacture of locomotives. In 1885 the firm amalgamated with the shipyard of Andrew Leslie at Hebburn, creating the world-famous shipbuilding and engineering company R and W. Hawthorn, Leslie & Co. Ltd. The Forth Banks Works of Hawthorn Leslie produced engines of all types and sizes for railways around the world. The output of the Forth Banks Works included a large number of tank engines for industrial works and collieries and the firm established a speciality in the construction of crane locomotives. The images in this set date from the early twentieth century and are a reminder of Newcastle upon Tyne?s proud industrial heritage. They are taken from a series of photograph albums produced by Hawthorn Leslie. The albums were kindly donated to Tyne & Wear Archives by Alan C. Baker and T.D. Allen Civil. (Copyright) We're happy for you to share this digital image within the spirit of The Commons. Please cite 'Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums' when reusing. Certain restrictions on high quality reproductions and commercial use of the original physical version apply though; if you're unsure please email archives@twmuseums.org.uk.

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Saddle tank engine built for Backworth Coal Company

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An image of the saddle tank engine 'Backworth' ordered by Backworth Coal Company Ltd in May 1906 (TWAM ref. DS.RSH/1/1/3). Engine no. 2671. Built for: Backworth Coal Company Ltd. Date ordered 11 May 1906. Gauge of Railway: 4 feet 8½ inches. Principal Dimensions. Cylinders dia: 17 inches. Cylinders stroke: 26 inches. Wheels (Dia. of coupled): 4 feet 1 inch. Wheel-base - total: 13 feet 0 inches. Water capacity: 1100 gallons. Fuel capacity: 52 cubic feet = 1.2 tons. Heating surface ? total: 995 square feet. Grate area: 15.5 square feet. Working pressure: 160 lbs per square inch. Total weight in working order: 44.5 tons. Tractive force taking 90% of the working pressure: 22080 lbs. Tractive force taking 75% of the working pressure: 18400 lbs. Approximate shipping space: 3250 cubic feet. Approximate gross weight packed for shipment: 39.7 tons. Code Word: BACKWORTH This album celebrates the achievements of the Hawthorn Leslie locomotive works at Forth Banks, Newcastle upon Tyne. The works were established by Robert Hawthorn in January 1817 and in 1820 his brother, William Hawthorn joined him as a partner. The firm initially manufactured stationary engines but within a few years diversified into marine engineering and in 1831 produced its first locomotive engine for the Stockton and Darlington Railway. In 1870 the firm established a separate marine engine works on the River Tyne at St. Peter?s and from 1882 the Forth Banks Works became devoted entirely to the manufacture of locomotives. In 1885 the firm amalgamated with the shipyard of Andrew Leslie at Hebburn, creating the world-famous shipbuilding and engineering company R and W. Hawthorn, Leslie & Co. Ltd. The Forth Banks Works of Hawthorn Leslie produced engines of all types and sizes for railways around the world. The output of the Forth Banks Works included a large number of tank engines for industrial works and collieries and the firm established a speciality in the construction of crane locomotives. The images in this set date from the early twentieth century and are a reminder of Newcastle upon Tyne?s proud industrial heritage. They are taken from a series of photograph albums produced by Hawthorn Leslie. The albums were kindly donated to Tyne & Wear Archives by Alan C. Baker and T.D. Allen Civil. (Copyright) We're happy for you to share this digital image within the spirit of The Commons. Please cite 'Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums' when reusing. Certain restrictions on high quality reproductions and commercial use of the original physical version apply though; if you're unsure please email archives@twmuseums.org.uk.

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Locomotive for the Londonderry and Lough Swilly Railway

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An image of one of two tank engines ordered in September 1909 for the Londonderry and Lough Swilly Railway (TWAM ref. DS.RSH/1/1/3). Engine nos. 2801-2802. Built for: Londonderry and Lough Swilly Railway. Date ordered 7 September 1909. Gauge of Railway: 3 feet. Principal Dimensions. Cylinders dia: 14½ inches. Cylinders stroke: 22 inches. Wheels (Dia. of coupled): 3 feet 9 inches. Wheel-base - total: 23 feet 6 inches. Water capacity: 1300 gallons. Fuel capacity: 75 cubic feet = 1.7 tons. Heating surface ? total: 803 square feet. Grate area: 11.5 square feet. Working pressure: 175 lbs per square inch. Total weight in working order: 41.75 tons. Tractive force taking 90% of the working pressure: 16189 lbs. Tractive force taking 75% of the working pressure: 13491 lbs. Approximate shipping space: 3890 cubic feet. Approximate gross weight packed for shipment: 36.18 tons. Code Word: LOUGH This album celebrates the achievements of the Hawthorn Leslie locomotive works at Forth Banks, Newcastle upon Tyne. The works were established by Robert Hawthorn in January 1817 and in 1820 his brother, William Hawthorn joined him as a partner. The firm initially manufactured stationary engines but within a few years diversified into marine engineering and in 1831 produced its first locomotive engine for the Stockton and Darlington Railway. In 1870 the firm established a separate marine engine works on the River Tyne at St. Peter?s and from 1882 the Forth Banks Works became devoted entirely to the manufacture of locomotives. In 1885 the firm amalgamated with the shipyard of Andrew Leslie at Hebburn, creating the world-famous shipbuilding and engineering company R and W. Hawthorn, Leslie & Co. Ltd. The Forth Banks Works of Hawthorn Leslie produced engines of all types and sizes for railways around the world. The output of the Forth Banks Works included a large number of tank engines for industrial works and collieries and the firm established a speciality in the construction of crane locomotives. The images in this set date from the early twentieth century and are a reminder of Newcastle upon Tyne?s proud industrial heritage. They are taken from a series of photograph albums produced by Hawthorn Leslie. The albums were kindly donated to Tyne & Wear Archives by Alan C. Baker and T.D. Allen Civil. (Copyright) We're happy for you to share this digital image within the spirit of The Commons. Please cite 'Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums' when reusing. Certain restrictions on high quality reproductions and commercial use of the original physical version apply though; if you're unsure please email archives@twmuseums.org.uk.

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The tank engine 'Hilda' built by Hawthorn Leslie

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An image of the tank engine 'Hilda' ordered in December 1912 (TWAM ref. DS.RSH/1/1/3). Engine no. 2999. Built for: stock. Date ordered 12 December 1912. Gauge of Railway: 4 feet 8½ inches. Principal Dimensions. Cylinders dia: 16 inches. Cylinders stroke: 24 inches. Wheels (Dia. of coupled): 3 feet 10 inches. Wheel-base - total: 6 feet 6 inches. Water capacity: 945 gallons. Fuel capacity: 47 cubic feet = 1.05 tons. Heating surface ? total: 865 square feet. Grate area: 12.5 square feet. Working pressure: 160 lbs per square inch. Total weight in working order: 37.25 tons. Tractive force taking 90% of the working pressure: 19233 lbs. Tractive force taking 75% of the working pressure: 16028 lbs. Approximate shipping space: 2900 cubic feet. Approximate gross weight packed for shipment: 32.5 tons. Code Word: HILDA This album celebrates the achievements of the Hawthorn Leslie locomotive works at Forth Banks, Newcastle upon Tyne. The works were established by Robert Hawthorn in January 1817 and in 1820 his brother, William Hawthorn joined him as a partner. The firm initially manufactured stationary engines but within a few years diversified into marine engineering and in 1831 produced its first locomotive engine for the Stockton and Darlington Railway. In 1870 the firm established a separate marine engine works on the River Tyne at St. Peter?s and from 1882 the Forth Banks Works became devoted entirely to the manufacture of locomotives. In 1885 the firm amalgamated with the shipyard of Andrew Leslie at Hebburn, creating the world-famous shipbuilding and engineering company R and W. Hawthorn, Leslie & Co. Ltd. The Forth Banks Works of Hawthorn Leslie produced engines of all types and sizes for railways around the world. The output of the Forth Banks Works included a large number of tank engines for industrial works and collieries and the firm established a speciality in the construction of crane locomotives. The images in this set date from the early twentieth century and are a reminder of Newcastle upon Tyne?s proud industrial heritage. They are taken from a series of photograph albums produced by Hawthorn Leslie. The albums were kindly donated to Tyne & Wear Archives by Alan C. Baker and T.D. Allen Civil. (Copyright) We're happy for you to share this digital image within the spirit of The Commons. Please cite 'Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums' when reusing. Certain restrictions on high quality reproductions and commercial use of the original physical version apply though; if you're unsure please email archives@twmuseums.org.uk.

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Tank engine for the Weardale Lead Company

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An image of a tank engine, ordered by the Weardale Lead Company in April 1913 (TWAM ref. DS.RSH/1/1/3). Engine no. 3029. Built for: Weardale Lead Company. Date ordered 2 April 1913. Gauge of Railway: 1 foot 10 inches. Principal Dimensions. Cylinders dia: 5 inches. Cylinders stroke: 10 inches. Wheels (Dia. of coupled): 1 foot 8½ inches. Wheel-base - total: 3 feet. Water capacity: 65 gallons. Fuel capacity: not given. Heating surface ? total: 74 square feet. Grate area: 2 square feet. Working pressure: 140 lbs per square inch. Total weight in working order: 4.25 tons. Tractive force taking 90% of the working pressure: 1536 lbs. Tractive force taking 75% of the working pressure: 1280 lbs. Approximate shipping space: 372 cubic feet. Approximate gross weight packed for shipment: 3.795 tons. Code Word: GANDA This album celebrates the achievements of the Hawthorn Leslie locomotive works at Forth Banks, Newcastle upon Tyne. The works were established by Robert Hawthorn in January 1817 and in 1820 his brother, William Hawthorn joined him as a partner. The firm initially manufactured stationary engines but within a few years diversified into marine engineering and in 1831 produced its first locomotive engine for the Stockton and Darlington Railway. In 1870 the firm established a separate marine engine works on the River Tyne at St. Peter?s and from 1882 the Forth Banks Works became devoted entirely to the manufacture of locomotives. In 1885 the firm amalgamated with the shipyard of Andrew Leslie at Hebburn, creating the world-famous shipbuilding and engineering company R and W. Hawthorn, Leslie & Co. Ltd. The Forth Banks Works of Hawthorn Leslie produced engines of all types and sizes for railways around the world. The output of the Forth Banks Works included a large number of tank engines for industrial works and collieries and the firm established a speciality in the construction of crane locomotives. The images in this set date from the early twentieth century and are a reminder of Newcastle upon Tyne?s proud industrial heritage. They are taken from a series of photograph albums produced by Hawthorn Leslie. The albums were kindly donated to Tyne & Wear Archives by Alan C. Baker and T.D. Allen Civil. (Copyright) We're happy for you to share this digital image within the spirit of The Commons. Please cite 'Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums' when reusing. Certain restrictions on high quality reproductions and commercial use of the original physical version apply though; if you're unsure please email archives@twmuseums.org.uk.

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Saddle Tank Engine for the South Metropolitan Gas Company

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An image of a saddle tank engine, one of two ordered for the South Metropolitan Gas Company, London in May 1909 (TWAM ref. DS.RSH/1/1/3). Engine nos. 2790-2791. Built for: South Metropolitan Gas Company. Date ordered 14 May 1909. Gauge of Railway: 4 feet 8½ inches. Principal Dimensions. Cylinders dia: 10 inches. Cylinders stroke: 15 inches. Wheels (Dia. of coupled): 2 feet 10 inches. Wheel-base - total: 5 feet. Water capacity: 350 gallons. Fuel capacity: 25 cubic feet = 0.55 tons. Heating surface ? total: 300 square feet. Grate area: 6 square feet. Working pressure: 150 lbs per square inch. Total weight in working order: 16.75 tons. Tractive force taking 90% of the working pressure: 5558 lbs. Tractive force taking 75% of the working pressure: 4632 lbs. Approximate shipping space: 1455 cubic feet. Approximate gross weight packed for shipment: 15 tons. Code Word: MET This album celebrates the achievements of the Hawthorn Leslie locomotive works at Forth Banks, Newcastle upon Tyne. The works were established by Robert Hawthorn in January 1817 and in 1820 his brother, William Hawthorn joined him as a partner. The firm initially manufactured stationary engines but within a few years diversified into marine engineering and in 1831 produced its first locomotive engine for the Stockton and Darlington Railway. In 1870 the firm established a separate marine engine works on the River Tyne at St. Peter?s and from 1882 the Forth Banks Works became devoted entirely to the manufacture of locomotives. In 1885 the firm amalgamated with the shipyard of Andrew Leslie at Hebburn, creating the world-famous shipbuilding and engineering company R and W. Hawthorn, Leslie & Co. Ltd. The Forth Banks Works of Hawthorn Leslie produced engines of all types and sizes for railways around the world. The output of the Forth Banks Works included a large number of tank engines for industrial works and collieries and the firm established a speciality in the construction of crane locomotives. The images in this set date from the early twentieth century and are a reminder of Newcastle upon Tyne?s proud industrial heritage. They are taken from a series of photograph albums produced by Hawthorn Leslie. The albums were kindly donated to Tyne & Wear Archives by Alan C. Baker and T.D. Allen Civil. (Copyright) We're happy for you to share this digital image within the spirit of The Commons. Please cite 'Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums' when reusing. Certain restrictions on high quality reproductions and commercial use of the original physical version apply though; if you're unsure please email archives@twmuseums.org.uk.

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Side Tank Engine for the Lagos Railway, Nigeria

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An image of one of two side tank engines ordered for the Lagos Railway, Nigeria in November 1910 (TWAM ref. DS.RSH/1/1/3). Engine nos. 2864-2865. Built for: Crown Agents for South Nigeria. Date ordered: 11 November 1910. Gauge of Railway: 3 feet 6 inches. Principal Dimensions. Cylinders dia: 14 inches. Cylinders stroke: 20 inches. Wheels (Dia. of coupled): 3 feet 4 inches. Wheel-base - total: 10 feet 6 inches. Water capacity: 660 gallons. Fuel capacity: 35 cubic feet = 0.8 tons. Heating surface ? total: 695 square feet. Grate area: 11.3 square feet. Working pressure: 160 lbs per square inch. Total weight in working order: 30.9 tons. Tractive force taking 90% of the working pressure: 14112 lbs. Tractive force taking 75% of the working pressure: 11760 lbs. Approximate shipping space: 2455 cubic feet. Approximate gross weight packed for shipment: 26.525 tons. Code Word: JEBBA This album celebrates the achievements of the Hawthorn Leslie locomotive works at Forth Banks, Newcastle upon Tyne. The works were established by Robert Hawthorn in January 1817 and in 1820 his brother, William Hawthorn joined him as a partner. The firm initially manufactured stationary engines but within a few years diversified into marine engineering and in 1831 produced its first locomotive engine for the Stockton and Darlington Railway. In 1870 the firm established a separate marine engine works on the River Tyne at St. Peter?s and from 1882 the Forth Banks Works became devoted entirely to the manufacture of locomotives. In 1885 the firm amalgamated with the shipyard of Andrew Leslie at Hebburn, creating the world-famous shipbuilding and engineering company R and W. Hawthorn, Leslie & Co. Ltd. The Forth Banks Works of Hawthorn Leslie produced engines of all types and sizes for railways around the world. The output of the Forth Banks Works included a large number of tank engines for industrial works and collieries and the firm established a speciality in the construction of crane locomotives. The images in this set date from the early twentieth century and are a reminder of Newcastle upon Tyne?s proud industrial heritage. They are taken from a series of photograph albums produced by Hawthorn Leslie. The albums were kindly donated to Tyne & Wear Archives by Alan C. Baker and T.D. Allen Civil. (Copyright) We're happy for you to share this digital image within the spirit of The Commons. Please cite 'Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums' when reusing. Certain restrictions on high quality reproductions and commercial use of the original physical version apply though; if you're unsure please email archives@twmuseums.org.uk.

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Side tank engine 'Huaral' built by Hawthorn Leslie

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An image of the side tank engine 'Huaral' ordered in November 1910 for the North Eastern Railway of Peru (TWAM ref. DS.RSH/1/1/3). Engine nos. 2866-2868. Built for: North Eastern Railway of Peru. Date ordered 28 November 1910. Gauge of Railway: 3 feet. Principal Dimensions. Cylinders dia: 12½ inches. Cylinders stroke: 18 inches. Wheels (Dia. of coupled): 3 feet ½ inch. Wheel-base - total: 8 feet 6 inches. Water capacity: 600 gallons. Fuel capacity: 45 cubic feet = 1 ton. Heating surface ? total: 456 square feet. Grate area: 8 square feet. Working pressure: 165 lbs per square inch. Total weight in working order: 24.37 tons. Tractive force taking 90% of the working pressure: 11439 lbs. Tractive force taking 75% of the working pressure: 9533 lbs. Approximate shipping space: 2020 cubic feet. Approximate gross weight packed for shipment: 21.3 tons. Code Word: HUARAL This album celebrates the achievements of the Hawthorn Leslie locomotive works at Forth Banks, Newcastle upon Tyne. The works were established by Robert Hawthorn in January 1817 and in 1820 his brother, William Hawthorn joined him as a partner. The firm initially manufactured stationary engines but within a few years diversified into marine engineering and in 1831 produced its first locomotive engine for the Stockton and Darlington Railway. In 1870 the firm established a separate marine engine works on the River Tyne at St. Peter?s and from 1882 the Forth Banks Works became devoted entirely to the manufacture of locomotives. In 1885 the firm amalgamated with the shipyard of Andrew Leslie at Hebburn, creating the world-famous shipbuilding and engineering company R and W. Hawthorn, Leslie & Co. Ltd. The Forth Banks Works of Hawthorn Leslie produced engines of all types and sizes for railways around the world. The output of the Forth Banks Works included a large number of tank engines for industrial works and collieries and the firm established a speciality in the construction of crane locomotives. The images in this set date from the early twentieth century and are a reminder of Newcastle upon Tyne?s proud industrial heritage. They are taken from a series of photograph albums produced by Hawthorn Leslie. The albums were kindly donated to Tyne & Wear Archives by Alan C. Baker and T.D. Allen Civil. (Copyright) We're happy for you to share this digital image within the spirit of The Commons. Please cite 'Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums' when reusing. Certain restrictions on high quality reproductions and commercial use of the original physical version apply though; if you're unsure please email archives@twmuseums.org.uk.

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Tank engine 'Burra' ready for shipment to Australia

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An image of the tank engine 'Burra' ordered in May 1923 by Austral Engineering Supply Company, Sydney, Australia (TWAM ref. DS.RSH/1/1/4). Engine nos. 3574. Built for: Austral Engineering Supply Company, Sydney, Australia. Date ordered 17 May 1923. Gauge of Railway: 2 feet. Principal Dimensions. Cylinders dia: 8 inches. Cylinders stroke: 12 inches. Wheels (Dia. of coupled): 2 feet. Wheel-base - total: 4 feet. Water capacity: 140 gallons. Fuel capacity: 10 cubic feet = 0.23 tons. Heating surface ? total: 136.4 square feet. Grate area: 2.95 square feet. Working pressure: 160 lbs per square inch. Total weight in working order: 7.46 tons. Tractive force taking 90% of the working pressure: 4608 lbs. Tractive force taking 75% of the working pressure: 3840 lbs. Approximate shipping space: 614 cubic feet. Approximate gross weight packed for shipment: 6.875 tons. Code Word: BURRA This album celebrates the achievements of the Hawthorn Leslie locomotive works at Forth Banks, Newcastle upon Tyne. The works were established by Robert Hawthorn in January 1817 and in 1820 his brother, William Hawthorn joined him as a partner. The firm initially manufactured stationary engines but within a few years diversified into marine engineering and in 1831 produced its first locomotive engine for the Stockton and Darlington Railway. In 1870 the firm established a separate marine engine works on the River Tyne at St. Peter?s and from 1882 the Forth Banks Works became devoted entirely to the manufacture of locomotives. In 1885 the firm amalgamated with the shipyard of Andrew Leslie at Hebburn, creating the world-famous shipbuilding and engineering company R and W. Hawthorn, Leslie & Co. Ltd. The Forth Banks Works of Hawthorn Leslie produced engines of all types and sizes for railways around the world. The output of the Forth Banks Works included a large number of tank engines for industrial works and collieries and the firm established a speciality in the construction of crane locomotives. The images in this set date from the early twentieth century and are a reminder of Newcastle upon Tyne?s proud industrial heritage. They are taken from a series of photograph albums produced by Hawthorn Leslie. The albums were kindly donated to Tyne & Wear Archives by Alan C. Baker and T.D. Allen Civil. (Copyright) We're happy for you to share this digital image within the spirit of The Commons. Please cite 'Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums' when reusing. Certain restrictions on high quality reproductions and commercial use of the original physical version apply though; if you're unsure please email archives@twmuseums.org.uk.

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Passenger locomotive for the London & North Eastern Railway Company

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An image of a passenger locomotive, one of 13 ordered by the London & North Eastern Railway Company in 1924 (TWAM ref. DS.RSH/1/1/4). Engine nos. 3616-3628. Built for: London & North Eastern Railway Company. Date ordered 4 December 1924. Gauge of Railway: 4 feet 8½ inches. Principal Dimensions. Cylinders dia: 20 inches. Cylinders stroke: 26 inches. Wheels (Dia. of coupled): 5 feet 7 inches. Wheel-base - total: 33 feet 1 inch. Water capacity: 2100 gallons. Fuel capacity: 180 cubic feet = 4 tons. Heating surface ? total: 1280 square feet. Grate area: 21 square feet. Working pressure: 180 lbs per square inch. Total weight in working order: 90.51 tons. Tractive force taking 90% of the working pressure: 25137 lbs. Tractive force taking 75% of the working pressure: 20947 lbs. Approximate shipping space: not given. Approximate gross weight packed for shipment: not given. Code Word: GORTON This album celebrates the achievements of the Hawthorn Leslie locomotive works at Forth Banks, Newcastle upon Tyne. The works were established by Robert Hawthorn in January 1817 and in 1820 his brother, William Hawthorn joined him as a partner. The firm initially manufactured stationary engines but within a few years diversified into marine engineering and in 1831 produced its first locomotive engine for the Stockton and Darlington Railway. In 1870 the firm established a separate marine engine works on the River Tyne at St. Peter?s and from 1882 the Forth Banks Works became devoted entirely to the manufacture of locomotives. In 1885 the firm amalgamated with the shipyard of Andrew Leslie at Hebburn, creating the world-famous shipbuilding and engineering company R and W. Hawthorn, Leslie & Co. Ltd. The Forth Banks Works of Hawthorn Leslie produced engines of all types and sizes for railways around the world. The output of the Forth Banks Works included a large number of tank engines for industrial works and collieries and the firm established a speciality in the construction of crane locomotives. The images in this set date from the early twentieth century and are a reminder of Newcastle upon Tyne?s proud industrial heritage. They are taken from a series of photograph albums produced by Hawthorn Leslie. The albums were kindly donated to Tyne & Wear Archives by Alan C. Baker and T.D. Allen Civil. (Copyright) We're happy for you to share this digital image within the spirit of The Commons. Please cite 'Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums' when reusing. Certain restrictions on high quality reproductions and commercial use of the original physical version apply though; if you're unsure please email archives@twmuseums.org.uk.

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