Grace's Guide

British Industrial History

Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 148,124 pages of information and 233,665 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.

William Lister (of Hope Town): Middlesbro

From Graces Guide

Jump to: navigation, search
1838. The Middlesbro built by William Lister (of Hope Town) and designed by Timothy Hackworth.
1838. The Middlesbro built by William Lister (of Hope Town) and designed by Timothy Hackworth.

Railway locomotive for the Stockton and Darlington Railway made by William Lister (of Hope Town) and copied from the Tory by John Roseby, the foreman at Lister's.

A statement made in 1889 to the effect that locomotives Middlesbro, Ocean and Etherley were directly copied from the Tory locomotive was made by William Jackson and William Mather who were workman employed at Lister's at that time.


See Also

Loading...

Sources of Information

  • Timothy Hackworth and the Locomotive by Robert Young. Published 1923.