Blue plaque № 861 in Leeds

The Middleton Railway. Began nearby in 1758 to carry coal from Middleton Colliery to Leeds by horse drawn wagon. The world's first commercially successful steam locomotive, designed and built by Matthew Murray and incorporating John Blenkinsop's patented rack wheel, started work here on 24 June 1812.
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