Blog Posts from June 2021

Following in the Footsteps of George Stephenson

Following in the Footsteps of George StephensonToday would have been George Stephenson’s birthday. Born on 9th June 1781 near Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Stephenson came from humble beginnings, learning to read and write at 18 years of age. He worked as and engineman and ‘brakesman’ at local pits, and when he...

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