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William Lister (of Hope Town): Ocean

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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.

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Sources of Information

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