Stephenson's Rocket

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  • Description

    Stephenson's Rocket was an early steam locomotive of 0-2-2 wheel arrangement, built in Newcastle at the Forth Street Works of Robert Stephenson and Company in 1829. The Science Museum on Exhibition Road, South Kensington, London is part of the National Museum of Science and Industry. The Science Museum now holds a collection of over 300,000 items, including such famous items as Stephenson's Rocket, Puffing Billy (the oldest surviving steam locomotive), the first jet engine, a reconstruction of Francis Crick and James Watson's model of DNA, some of the earliest remaining steam engines, and a working example of Charles Babbage's Difference engine.
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    OliverN5
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    Flickr (Flickr)
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    What does this mean? Attribution-NoDerivs License
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    Link: https://www.flickr.com/photos/42907325@N00/2310643849/
    Resource type: Image
    Added by: Pat Thomson
    Last modified: 5 years, 5 months ago
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