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GNR Steam Tender 1864 (Sturrock)
This controvesial invention was the subject of much acrimony and discussion at the time. The tenders were converted into ordinary usage at a later date.
"The main object of this invention by Archibald Sturrock, Locomotive Superintendent of the Great Northern Railway is to utilise the adhesion derived from the weight of the tender as a power to propel the train in addition to the engine proper..."