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Boston Locomotive Works. : (Formerly Hinkley & Drury, No. 380 Harrison Avenue, Boston, Mass.) Passenger Engine. (Locomotive Boston).


  • PUBLISHER: Published by the Boston Locomotive Works.

  • MEDIUM: Lithograph printed in color,

    DATE: 1858

  • EDITION SIZE: Image size 21 x x 33 3/4" (53 x 86 cm).

  • DESCRIPTION: Drawn by R. C. Wright; J. H. Bufford's lith. 313 Washn. St. Boston.<br><br> Description: 28 Tons Cyl 16 in diam. 22 in. Stroke, Driving Wheels 5 ft. 6 in. Diam. Boiler 46 in Grate 4 ft.<br><br> The Boston Locomotive Works was founded in Boston in 1831 by Holmes Hinkley and Daniel Child, first as the Boston Machine Works which built stationary steam engines. Its first locomotive was built in 1840. For a short period of time it went under the name Hinckley & Drury; Hinkley, Williams & Co; Hinkley and Williams Locomotive Works, and finally as the Hinkley Locomotive Company. It ceased operations in 1889.<br><br> The locomotive depicted is a 4-4-0 and was the type produced throughout the 1850’s.


  • CONDITION: Good condition and color save for some faint stains and one small section in the right margin which was torn off and re-attached.


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