Hawthorn (0-4-2 locomotive and tender)

Made:
1851

Hawthorn

(0-4-2 locomotive and tender) model engine made by Thomas James for R&W Hawthorn. This model inspired Henry Greenly to develop the first model kits. It mark the transition between early artisinal models and affordable, mass produced toys

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National Railway Museum: Gallery: Brass

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Details

Category:
Temporary Exhibitions
Object Number:
L2019-532
Materials:
brass (copper, zinc alloy) and steel (metal)
Measurements:
Gauge: 4 3/4 in
Distance between inside of wheels: 115 mm
Distance between outside of wheels: 135 mm
type:
model - representation
taxonomy:
  • visual and verbal communication
credit:
John Bentley

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