Tyne and Wear HER(11131): Plains Farm, Premier Road, 'Locomotive' - Details
Plains Farm, Premier Road, 'Locomotive'
Gardens Parks and Urban Spaces
1997 by Lynne Regan. Steel relief sculpture of George Stephenson's first locomotive and coal truck set into a grassed bank. Smoke from the locomotive's chimney is in concrete. Commissioned as part of the Stephenson Trail which runs from Easington Lane to the River Wear in the centre of Sunderland following the Hetton Colliery Railway.
Paul Usherwood, Jeremy Beach and Catherine Morris, 2000, Public Sculpture of North East England, p 187-188; City of Sunderland, The Stephenson Trail (leaflet 5)