In 1863 the locomotive named Mountaineer looked like this.

Princess in 1871

Mountaineer’s sister, Princess shows the changes that have taken place over the last 156 years, with the last image showing how she appeared in 2018.

1875 circa The Princess

PrincessAug1887 copy

Changes were adopted to improve haulage with a false saddle tank acting as a weight!

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