Trevithick's Penydarren Locomotive Richard Trethivick's Penydarren Locomotive was constructed in 1804 and was operated by the Merthyr Tramroad. This is a replica of that machine which drew widespread recognition of the potential for rail traction of Trevithick's high-pressure steam engine.
Erected: 7 February 1996
Plaque Colour: Grey
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Location: National Waterfront Museum, Oystermouth Road, Maritime Quarter