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Huntley & Palmers tank engine, 1890s
 
   
Huntley & Palmers tank engine, 1890s
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Brief Description: Tank engine used to bring coal and timber trains and take out biscuit trains from Huntley & Palmers
Subject Date: 1890s
Creator: Universal Studios
 
Full Description: As production at the factory increased from the 1860s most of the output was distributed by rail. The purchase of more land next to the factory in 1873 enabled Huntley & Palmers to construct their own private sidings within the factory site and also to build a small two-road locomotive shed at the north-east corner of the site.
 
Collection: Reading Museum Service
Place: Huntley & Palmers Factory, Reading, Berkshire
Dimensions: Height: 20.2cm, Width: 24.4cm
Subject: social history, trade <food mfr>, transport <rail>, object, locomotive, tank engine
Content Type: photograph
Location: Reading Museum Service
Local Ref: REDMG : 1997.130.44
Unique ID: rm-rm-1997_130_44~1_226-i-00-000.tif
IPR: Reading Borough Council (Reading Museum Service)
 
 
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