The Pennsylvania Railroad class "Pacific" locomotives (meaning they had 4 front wheels, 6 driving wheels, and 2 back wheels) were the workhorses of the "Standard Railroad of the World", and became the official State Locomotive in the
This 1836 "Grasshopper" is typical of the first successful American-built steam locomotives. With vertical boilers and indirect gearing, they were slow but surprisingly powerful. B O Railroad Museum
LMSR no. 15001 was a Dugald Drummond designed for the Caledonian Railway that entered CR service as its no. 1263 in August 1885 and survived until This shot was probably taken at Dawsholm shed in Glasgow.