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The Albert was made by Gilkes, Wilson and Co in July, 1854, worked on the Stockton and Darlington Railway. It has a boiler 14ft. long, 4ft. diameter, made of 5/8th in. Low Moor iron plate, and furnished with 158 tubes each 2in. diameter.
It has two inside cylinders, each 17in. diameter, and an 18in. stroke; six 4ft. wheels coupled, and link motion; the boiler pressure is 130 lb. Its weight in working order is 31 tons.
1875 Still at work on the Stockton and Darlington Railway