KERR STUART steam motor car
This "one off" vehicle comprised a vertical boiler built by the Kerr Stuart & Co. in Stoke-On-Trent, England which was installed in a body built at Newport workshops. It must have been a total disaster as it reportedly only ran for 50,000 miles.
Number in Class 1
Number group 3
Construction period 1912
In service 1913
Where built Newport

ABOVE: Noted VR modeller Frank Kelly's superb 4mm scale model of the Kerr Stuart.

BELOW: Article from the Feb. 1964 VR newsletter

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