The Stockton & Darlington Railway Company Ltd (trading as the Railway Station)
The name of the Stockton & Darlington Railway seems to give a lot of people trouble and they frequently get it wrong. So, in this short myth buster, we are going to look at why it’s called the Stockton & Darlington Railway and why so many people get it wrong....
Our hunt for lesser known railway related recipes continues. Earlier this month we were given a recipe for the Railway Pasty – apparently it was a sweet treat in the lunch boxes of railway workers. Now we have found (OK it was my mother!) a similar recipe for a...
This is a short myth busting discussion with slides of just over 10 minutes, between Caroline Hardie and Niall Hammond both Trustees of the Friends of the Stockton & Darlington Railway. The story goes…..on Thursday 19th April 1821, an important, life changing...
Lockdown Lecture no.2 is all about What Survives of the 1825 S&DR.
Here is the first Lockdown Lecture featuring the Stockton & Darlington Railway. It lasts about 25 minutes, so feel free to grab a cup of tea/glass of something and tune in. As it is the first one it is not entirely glitch free (especially if you use subtitles) but...
Mrs Jane Hackworth
Some of our Skerne Bridge gifts
If you are looking for things to do with the children while they are staying safe at home, you could order some chocolate mini rolls, chocolate fingers and chocolate buttons in your next shop (giant or regular size buttons depending on the effect you are after - the...
Hand made English pewter bookmark with a tassel. The funnel of Locomotion No.1 decorates it.
https://www.facebook.com/SDR1825/videos/480265972667250/ This little model engine was built by Thomas Greener in 1836 and can now be seen at the award-winning Brass, Steel and Fire at the National Railway Museum, York, until 13th April and then at the Science Museum,...
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QXBwzC4JYC0 Found this on You Tube. Hilarious silent comedy from 1923 featuring a replica Rocket, a dog, a donkey and the most malleable iron rails you ever did see!
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The Stockton & Darlington Railway
Lartington, Barnard Castle
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