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John Bull Icon Shop Loco
John Bull
Type Icon Shop Loco (Steam)
Power 6 Icon Power
Tax 31 Gold
Dispatch XP 16 XP
Set The John Bull (+50%)
OCU Not required
Award Information
Award From John Bull IV Limit 1
John Bull is a British-built railroad steam locomotive that operated in the United States. It was operated for the first time on September 15, 1831, and it became the oldest operable steam locomotive in the world when the Smithsonian Institution operated it in 1981. Built by Robert Stephenson and Company, the John Bull was initially purchased by and operated for the Camden and Amboy Railroad, the first railroad in New Jersey, which gave John Bull the number 1 and its first name, "Stevens". The C&A used the locomotive heavily from 1833 until 1866, when it was removed from active service and placed in storage.
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