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Locomotive Locomotive

Model of the Wylam Dilly locomotive, made in the Museum workshop to a scale of 4 inches to 1 foot, 1885, the original designed and constructed by William Hedley in 1813

Rail / length Rail / length

Length of Birkenshaw rail laid in 1815 at Killingsworth, one of a group of specimens illustrating the history and development of railway permanent way

Locomotive Locomotive

Working model of the Victoria, scale 1:8, c. 1837, an early form of locomotive designed by Edward Bury and built by Edward Bury and Co., Liverpool, c. 1830, for the London and Birmingham Railway

Rail / length Rail / length

Short length of fish-bellied rail from the Halbeath Tram Way, constructed in 1780 to Inverkeithing and used for coal traffic, one of a collection of specimens illustrating the early history of railway permanent way in Scotland

Rail / length Rail / length

Length of cast iron fish-bellied rail from the Elgin Tram Way, constructed between Dunfermline and Charlestown, one of a collection of specimens illustrating the early history of railway permanent way in Scotland

Bicycle wheel Bicycle wheel

Front bicycle wheel fitted with the first pneumatic tyre, made of Arbroath sailcloth and India rubber, invented and made by John Boyd Dunlop, Edinburgh, Scotland, 1888

Bicycle, safety Bicycle, safety

"Rover" safety bicycle with solid rubber tyres, made by J.K. Starley of Starley & Sons, Coventry, c. 1888

Motor car, Arnold-Benz Motor car, Arnold-Benz

Arnold-Benz motor car with a single cylinder horizontal engine, built by Messrs Arnold of Paddock Wood, Kent, in 1897, the engine and other important parts probably made by Benz and Co., Mannheim

Motor bicycle, Holden Motor bicycle, Holden

Holden motor bicycle with a four cylinder engine, built in 1895 by Colonel H.C.L. Holden, C.B., F.R.S.

Locomotive / model Locomotive / model

Model of Murdoch's Locomotive, with steering wheel in front and two driving wheels connected by a cranked axle behind, copy of the c. 1784 original by William Murdoch in Birmingham Art Gallery, made by Twining Models Ltd., Northampton, 1926

Locomotive, Atlantic type, express passenger / model Locomotive, Atlantic type, express passenger / model

Model of an Atlantic type express passenger locomotive to a scale of 1 inch to 1 foot, the original built in 1907 by the North British Locomotive Co. Ltd, Glasgow

Locomotive / model Locomotive / model

Model of a Terre Haut and Indianapolis Railway six-coupled bogie type locomotive and tender, made to a scale of 3/4 of an inch to 1 foot by Adam Gilbert of Wallsend-on-Tyne

Photograph Photograph

One of two photographs of a 15 horsepower traction engine manufactured by Alex Chaplin and Co. in 1863, Chaplin's and Bray's patents combined - a threequarter view of the engine

Photograph Photograph

One of two photographs of a 15 horsepower traction engine manufactured by Alex Chaplin and Co. in 1863, Chaplin's and Bray's patents combined - a side view of the engine

Hansom cab / model Hansom cab / model

Model of a hansom cab painted dark mauve with yellow wheels, upholstered in purple velvet, to a scale of 3 inches to 1 foot, made by Charles Glasgow & Co., Paisley, around 1884

Bridge, railway, plate girder / model Bridge, railway, plate girder / model

Model of the plate girder railway bridge built by L.N.E.R. over Abbotshall Road near Kirkcaldy in 1929, made to a scale of 1:24 in 1929

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