Trains

Fischer 2280-2287 | Michel 2427-2434 | Scott 2143-2150 | Year of issue 1976 | People's Republic of Poland

The history of locomotives.

2280
2281
First railway steam locomotive (1804)
Richard Trevithick
Steam engine (1810)
Matthew Murray and John Blenkinsop

2282
2283
Steam engine "Rocket" (1829)
George Stephenson
Electric train ET-22 (1969)

2284
2285
Steam engine "North Star" (1837)
Robert Stephenson
Steam engine (1840)
Joseph Harrison

2286
2287
Steam engine (1855)
Thomas Rogers
Steam engine Ok22 (1929-1934)
(produced in Chrzanów in 1922)
Anton Xiężopolski

Translations

Richard Trevithick 1803 r(oku) = Richard Trevithick 1803.
M. Murray and J. Blenkinsop = Matthew Murray and John Blenkinsop.
1829 r(oku) Rakieta = 1829 Rocket.
Uniwersalna lokomotywa elektryczna ET-22 1969 = Universal electric locomotive ET-22 1969.
R. Stephenson 1837 r(oku) = Robert Stephenson 1837.
Joseph Harrison 1840 r(oku) = Joseph Harrison 1840.
Thomas Rogers 1855 r(oku) = Thomas Rogers 1855.
A. Xiężopolski - Chrzanów 1922 = Anton Xiężopolski - Chrzanów 1922.

Glossary

The world's first railway steam locomotive was built by Richard Trevithick (1771-1833, England), not in 1803 as displayed on Fischer 2280, but in 1804.

Relevant pages

Find other Polish stamps depicting trains

Resources

Rail transport
Train
Locomotive
Railcar
Steam engine
Electric motor

Richard Trevithick
Matthew Murray
John Blenkinsop
George Stephenson
Stephenson's Rocket
Robert Stephenson
Joseph Harrison (www.famousamericans.net)
Thomas Rogers
The shadow of a train (www.cwrr.com)
Chrzanów
Picture Gallery - Ok22