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Phoenix locomotive

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Phoenix locomotive

A drawing of a steam locomotive built at the Phoenix Iron Works.

Thomas Edington & Sons built four steam locomotives at their Phoenix Iron Works between 1840 and 1841. The locomotives were commissioned for the Glasgow, Paisley, Kilmarnock & Ayr Railway, which was officially opened in 1840 and linked Glasgow with the Ayrshire coast.

Reproduced with the permission of Glasgow City Council, Glasgow Museums)

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