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"Puffing Billy" and the prize "Rocket ; " or, The story of the Stephensons and our railways

Author: Helen C Knight; S. W. Partridge & Co. (London, England); George Watson and Co.
Publisher: London : S.W. Partridge & Co., [187--?]
Series: Leaving the Station anthology.; BiblioBoard Core module.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
Publication:Leaving the Station
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Puffing Billy and Rocket are two of the oldest locomotives. Puffy Billy, made in 1813, is still on display as the oldest train to run on adhesion. Rocket was built in 1829 by Robert Stephenson. It won a competition called the Rainhill Trials.
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Genre/Form: Juvenile works
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Knight, Helen C. (Helen Cross), 1814-1906.
"Puffing Billy" and the prize "Rocket ; " or, The story of the Stephensons and our railways.
London : S.W. Partridge & Co., [187--?]
(OCoLC)71792262
Named Person: George Stephenson; Robert Stephenson; George Stephenson; Robert Stephenson
Material Type: Biography, Document, Juvenile audience, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Helen C Knight; S. W. Partridge & Co. (London, England); George Watson and Co.
OCLC Number: 681752541
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (152, 16 pages) : illustrations
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Series Title: Leaving the Station anthology.; BiblioBoard Core module.
Other Titles: Story of the Stephensons and our railways
Responsibility: by Mrs. H.C. Knight.
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Puffing Billy and Rocket are two of the oldest locomotives. Puffy Billy, made in 1813, is still on display as the oldest train to run on adhesion. Rocket was built in 1829 by Robert Stephenson. It won a competition called the Rainhill Trials.

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