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Darlington, North Road Station, 'Locomotion'
Text on postcard reads 'The first locomotive engine employed on a public railway. This engine was built by Geo Stephenson in 1825 and continued to run on the Stockton & Darlington Railway until 1850'. Postcard by M K Dunn, photographer, Darlington. This card dates from after 1902, but the photograph must date from before 1890, when the locomotive was moved from North Road to Bank Top Station.
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at the Keys to the Past website.
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) website provides access to a complete record of archaeological and historical sites in County Durham and Northumberland.
Dunn, M K (Darlington)
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