Robert Stephenson's Works The Stephenson Works on South Street in Newcastle housed the world's first purpose-built locomotive works. These building were the birth of the steam locomotive, which revolutionised the railway industry worldwide.

Inscription appears to refer to a previous plaque, now replaced.

This is an approximate position

Plaque is now missing

The Stephenson Works, 20 South Street, Newcastle upon Tyne
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by Institution of Mechanical Engineers on 19 September 2005

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Nick Harrison on Flickr
newcastleplaques on Flickr
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Peter Hughes on Flickr
newcastleplaques on Flickr
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Peter Hughes on Flickr
newcastleplaques on Flickr
Nick Harrison on Flickr
Elliott Brown on Flickr
Stephen McKay on Wikimedia Commons