George Stephenson's 'Rocket'

George Stephenson's 'Rocket'

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Caption: George Stephenson's locomotive 'Rocket'. On 11 October 1829 'Rocket' won the Rainhill Trials for the engine to be used on the Liverpool to Manchester Railway, England. Wood engraving, 1892.

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