Wylam Dilly circa 1862

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    Photo 1850s; "Although the Blackett family were the colliery owners, the engineer of the locomotives is now recognised as William Hedley, with the assistantance of Timothy Hackworth and Jonathan Forster. This photograph has also been identified as the sister engine Wylam Dilly". Public domain image: Scan from Howden, J.R. (1907) The Boys' Book of Locomotives, London: E. Grant Richards, pp. facing p. 6
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    Link: http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Puffing_Billy_locomotive_(Howden,_Boys%27_Book_of_Locomotives,_1907).jpg
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    Added by: Pat Thomson
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