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A digital painting, using Classics in DAP. Original out of copyright black & white image from the Gutenberg project.
Bury, Curtis and Kennedy was a steam locomotive manufacturer in Liverpool, England.
Edward Bury (1794-1858) set up his works in 1826, under the name of Edward Bury and Company. He employed James Kennedy, who had gained experience of locomotive production under Robert Stephenson and Mather, Dixon and Company, to be his works foreman, later becoming a partner. About 1828 the firm moved to bigger premises in Love Lane, Liverpool, known as the Clarence Foundry.
In 1836 Edward Bury contracted to run the trains of the London and Birmingham Railway at a farthing per mile per passenger at a speed not to exceed 22.5 mph, the L&BR providing locomotives to Bury’s specification.

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steam, steam locomotive, vintage, steam engine, train, passenger train, bury, gutenberg, industrial revolution

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  • Shiva77
    Shiva77about 2 years ago

    great picture!

  • Thank you very much :)

    – Dennis Melling

  • Samohsong
    Samohsongabout 2 years ago

    Wonderful picture and history Dennis!

  • Thank you Sam :)

    – Dennis Melling

  • ╰⊰✿ℒᵒᶹᵉ Bonita✿⊱╮ Lalonde✿⊱╮

    ☻/ღ˚ •。* ♥ ˚ ˚✰˚ ˛★* 。 ღ˛° 。* °♥ ˚ • ★ ˚ .ღ 。
    /▌˛˚ღ •˚ ˚…just sprinkling a little Love on your page. ~♥~˚ ✰* ★
    / \ ˚. ★ ˛ ˚♥ ✰。˚ ˚ღ。* ˛˚ ♥ 。✰˚* ˚ ★ღWonderful picture and history nice detail and framing Alot of history in this type of passenger locomotive Nicely done a fav hugs. Wishing you a Very Happy Birthday Dennis hope this day is filled with all you hope it to be may there be many more hugs.Made u a little gift below hugs. Enjoy your special day.

  • Many thanks for your comment and wishes Bonita – very much appreciated :):)

    – Dennis Melling

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