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'The City of Truro' Passing Hallen Beagle

© the artist's estate. Photo credit: Royal Institution of Cornwall

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The 'City of Truro' locomotive was built in 1903 and was reported to have exceeded 100mph in 1904. Here we see the locomotive passing Hallenbeagle, an engine house near Scorrier. The locomotive was withdrawn in 1931.

Royal Cornwall Museum



'The City of Truro' Passing Hallen Beagle




oil on canvas


H 51 x W 76 cm

Accession number

TRURI : 1992.76

Acquisition method

given in memory of Mrs K. M. Harrison, 1992

Work type


Royal Cornwall Museum

River Street, Truro, Cornwall TR1 2SJ England

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