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Gray, Thomaslocked

(1787–1848)
  • James Burnley
  • , revised by M. W. Kirby

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Gray, Thomas (1787–1848), promoter of railways, the son of Robert Gray, engineer, was born in Leeds, and afterwards lived in Nottingham. As a boy he had seen John Blenkinsop's pioneering steam locomotive at work on the Middleton colliery cogged railroad. He was staying in ...

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