Online Exhibition: The Great Exhibition 1851

Kitson, Thompson & Hewitson's Locomotive Tank Engine

Constructed to run light express trains, Kitson's engine had two water tanks, beneath the boiler and footplate, and did not require a tender. The driving wheels were 6 feet in diameter. The side elevation is reproduced from the official Descriptive and Illustrated Catalogue.

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Kitson, Thompson and Hewitson's Locomotive Tank Engine

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