Locomotive No. 1Pre-visit exhibition slideshow
Level 3                                                         Exhibition                                                ...
Go on a journey toexplore the developmentof steam travel in NSW. Ittells the history of LocoNo 1 and recreates ajourney fr...
This lithograph by Walter G Mason is thought to depict a special run carrying   the governor to Parramatta on 23 August 18...
Section 1: The story of Locomotive No 1This section is along the train at floor level, it reveals how Loco No 1 wasbuilt, ...
1854: Built by    1855: No. 1 was       1855: No. 1          1858: Derailed   1868: Head-on   1877: RetiredRobert         ...
1884:           1893:         1905: Displayed for the      1980:           1981: Moved to   1987: MovedAcquired by     Mov...
Who’s who• Here are the engine driver and the fireman. Can you tell who’s who?• Imagine the conditions under which the dri...
The tender … it carried the fuel and waterTender capacity:• Coal 4 tons (4.1 tonnes)• Water 2000 gallons (9000 litres)From...
Section 2: Railway travel in 1863Walk along the platform to see what rail travel was like in Sydney after therailway has b...
The first                railway in                NSW: at a                glance       Mammoths                showcase ...
First class carriage: travelling in styleLook in the carriage. What sort of objects did gentlemen carry with them in 1863?...
Travelling in the carriage areJohn Whitton and CaptainSaunders.• Who is John Whitton andwhat is the purpose of his trip?• ...
Second class carriage: middle class comfortCompare the furnishings of the second class carriage with that of the firstclas...
Travelling in the second class carriage is the ‘Bullock family’.If you listen carefully, you will hear them talking about ...
Third class carriage: … the most basicTravelling conditions in the third class were basic. The hard bench seats were backl...
Mrs O’Brien and her two children, Bridget and Liam, are travelling with all their worldlypossessions to start a new life -...
Section 3: The first railway in NSW: at a glanceOn display in the showcase of this section are objects and images which he...
Locomotive No.1 can be seen in the middle of this photo taken near present-day                              Central station.
Section 4: Mammoths and miniaturesThis section features 32 and 38 class steam locomotives of the NSW Railways. Itreveals t...
ReproductionHunter nameplate                              Locomotive      locomotive brake shoe   brake shoe       Model o...
Resources:-1.    Loco No 1 teachers exhibition notes2.    Online Collection Database: Loco No 13.    Online Collection Dat...
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This exhibition slideshow gives a virtual tour of the exhibition, it highlights the theme, objects, interactives and AVs available in each section. It also features resources and programs. It can be used to prepare students for the visit or to consolidate what students have learned in the exhibition after the visit.

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Loco No 1

  1. 1. Locomotive No. 1Pre-visit exhibition slideshow
  2. 2. Level 3 Exhibition entrance Loco No 1This exhibition slideshow provides an overview of the:• Physical layout and exhibition sections• Key objects• Audiovisuals and interactives• Relevant online teaching and learning resources
  3. 3. Go on a journey toexplore the developmentof steam travel in NSW. Ittells the history of LocoNo 1 and recreates ajourney from Sydney toParramatta in 1863. It isvery rare for a country toretain its first locomotiveas most were scrapped.This makes Loco No 1one of the mosthistorically significantobjects in NSW.
  4. 4. This lithograph by Walter G Mason is thought to depict a special run carrying the governor to Parramatta on 23 August 1855, a month before the line officially opened.
  5. 5. Section 1: The story of Locomotive No 1This section is along the train at floor level, it reveals how Loco No 1 wasbuilt, used and displayed.Specifications:-•Date built: 1854•Engine No: 958•Wheel arrangement: 0–4–2•Boiler pressure: 120 psi (827 kPa)•Cylinders: 2 (inside)•Bore: 16 inches (406 mm)•Stroke: 24 inches (609 mm)•Tractive effort: 8900 lbf (39600 N)•Valve gear: Stephenson, slide type•Wheelbase: 32 ft 8 inches (9960 mm)
  6. 6. 1854: Built by 1855: No. 1 was 1855: No. 1 1858: Derailed 1868: Head-on 1877: RetiredRobert shipped from pulled the first at Haslam’s collision at and sent toStephenson and England aboard train unofficially Creek. Two Newtown. One ‘Rotten Row’Sons, Newcastle the ‘John Fielding’ in NSW on 24 people died. person died. at Redfern.upon Tyne, and landed at May.England. Campbell’s Wharf Circular Quay, along with three other locos of the same class.
  7. 7. 1884: 1893: 1905: Displayed for the 1980: 1981: Moved to 1987: MovedAcquired by Moved to Jubilee of NSW Railways Dismantled Stage 1 of the to its finalthe Museum. the old in the Railway Institute and restored. Powerhouse resting place,Originally museum, Building at Central Museum. right here.housed in the Harris Station.Agricultural Street, Ult 1938: Displayed for theHall at the imo. 150th anniversary ofDomain, behin European settlement ind Sydney Australia at Martin Place,Hospital. Sydney. 1955: Displayed for the Centenary of NSW Railways in front of Central Station, Sydney.
  8. 8. Who’s who• Here are the engine driver and the fireman. Can you tell who’s who?• Imagine the conditions under which the driver and the fireman had to work.• Find out more about the first engine driver and fireman on Loco No 1. William Sixsmith William (1815–1893) was Webster, the first Loco No 1’s first fireman working on engine driver. Loco No 1.
  9. 9. The tender … it carried the fuel and waterTender capacity:• Coal 4 tons (4.1 tonnes)• Water 2000 gallons (9000 litres)From timber to coalAt first locomotives were fuelled with local timber. From1861, they were converted to coal burning. Could youthink of any reasons for such a change?
  10. 10. Section 2: Railway travel in 1863Walk along the platform to see what rail travel was like in Sydney after therailway has been opened for eight years and is now part of everyday coloniallife. Locomotive No 1 has stopped at Ashfield Station on its way to Penrith. Ifyou listen you may hear some of the passengers talking.
  11. 11. The first railway in NSW: at a glance Mammoths showcase and miniatures showcase Interactive:Stereoscopic viewers Turn the knob to seeLoco No 1 and scenes of Sydney in 3-D
  12. 12. First class carriage: travelling in styleLook in the carriage. What sort of objects did gentlemen carry with them in 1863?The fares from Sydney to Parramatta in 1855:• First class = 4 shillings• Second class = 3 shillings• Third class = 2 shillingsBy comparison, a coach fare was six pence to a shilling for the same distance. Inthe 1850s, a farm labourer might earn 10 shillings a week; a tradesman, £3 or £4.
  13. 13. Travelling in the carriage areJohn Whitton and CaptainSaunders.• Who is John Whitton andwhat is the purpose of his trip?• Can you tell who is who in thecarriage?• What are they talking about?
  14. 14. Second class carriage: middle class comfortCompare the furnishings of the second class carriage with that of the firstclass one. Can you spot the differences?
  15. 15. Travelling in the second class carriage is the ‘Bullock family’.If you listen carefully, you will hear them talking about theirshopping trip to Sydney for Arabella’s wedding. Look into thecompartment.• What have they bought?• What do these items tell you about the home of the Bullocksin 1863 compared to that of a twenty-first century home?
  16. 16. Third class carriage: … the most basicTravelling conditions in the third class were basic. The hard bench seats were backlessand there was no glass in the windows so passengers were exposed to smoke andsoot. Nevertheless it was a big improvement on road coaches.
  17. 17. Mrs O’Brien and her two children, Bridget and Liam, are travelling with all their worldlypossessions to start a new life - this is their first train trip.• What are some of the things that they are carrying?• Where are they going?• Compare the third class carriage with the second class.
  18. 18. Section 3: The first railway in NSW: at a glanceOn display in the showcase of this section are objects and images which helpreveal the stories behind the construction and opening of the railway. Water Commemorative flask medals and coins Barlow rail Candelabrum
  19. 19. Locomotive No.1 can be seen in the middle of this photo taken near present-day Central station.
  20. 20. Section 4: Mammoths and miniaturesThis section features 32 and 38 class steam locomotives of the NSW Railways. Itreveals the skills, dedication and commitment of museum professionals, volunteers andhobbyists who combine their talents to preserve these locomotives. Model of steam locomotive NSWGR 3812
  21. 21. ReproductionHunter nameplate Locomotive locomotive brake shoe brake shoe Model of steam locomotive 3265
  22. 22. Resources:-1. Loco No 1 teachers exhibition notes2. Online Collection Database: Loco No 13. Online Collection Database: Steam Loco 32654. Museum publication, Loco No 1, Margaret Simpson, Powerhouse Publishing5. Museum publication, On the move: a history of transport in Australia, Margaret Simpson, Powerhouse PublishingRelevant Museum programs:-1. Boulton and Watt engine exhibition2. What’s in store? exhibition3. Transport exhibition4. What’s in store! Shopping in Australia 1880 – 1930 exhibition5. Transport gallery tour for yrs 1-66. Marvellous Machine Drawing Adventure, a self guided program for yrs 3-57. Technology & Innovation: Design & Make workshop for yrs 5 & 6 Image credit: All images used are from the Powerhouse Museum, except the line drawing of Locomotive No 1 which is © Railscale 1986 -: Powerhouse Museum Learning :-

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