William Norris & Comp: Philadelphia U.S.N. America lithograph, 1841

Shows the steam locomotive "Philadelphia" built by the company started by William Norris and Col. Stephen H. Long in 1836. Locomotive contains a nameplate. Also includes a scale printed below the image. Locomotive commissioned by the Vienna & Raab Rail Road Company in Austria. The premier...

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Collection:Historical Society of Pennsylvania large graphics collection (#V65)
Date:1841
Dimensions:48 x 37 cm
Call Number:Bc 6741 N 861a
Format: Electronic
Published: John T. Bowen, 1801-1856
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Copyright:Please contact Historical Society of Pennsylvania Rights and Reproductions (rnr@hsp.org)
Online Access:https://digitallibrary.hsp.org/index.php/Detail/objects/14609
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Summary: Shows the steam locomotive "Philadelphia" built by the company started by William Norris and Col. Stephen H. Long in 1836. Locomotive contains a nameplate. Also includes a scale printed below the image. Locomotive commissioned by the Vienna & Raab Rail Road Company in Austria. The premier steam locomotive manufactory of the 1830s-1860, the internationally recognized company produced several innovative designs, including the first locomotive to ascend a hill on its own power, a leading truck, and the first ten-wheel locomotive.