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Railway Coach: Experiment

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1825 First horse-drawn coach used on the Stockton and Darlington Railway. It was rented initially to Thomas Close and was used on the railway for 15 months. Afterward it was used as a workman's hut at the foot of the Brusselton incline

It eventually caught fire and was destroyed.

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Sources of Information

  • Timothy Hackworth and the Locomotive by Robert Young. Published 1923. p124