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R. and W. Hawthorn and Co.

Drawing 1859

width: 960 mm, length: 640 mm

Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear, England, UK

In 1817, R. and W. Hawthorn Limited was founded in Newcastle. The company initially concentrated on shipbuilding and marine engineering. In 1831, production of locomotives began at its Forth Bank Works. This is a construction drawing for a locomotive and tender built by Hawthorn in 1859. It was exported to South Africa and was operated by the Cape Town Railway and Dock Company.

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TWCMS:C3548  itpr1701.mdf (Science and ind., railway engineering, Discovery)

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