Northumbria - Britain. Stockton & Darlington Railway, 27 September 1825 - The World's First Pasenger Steam Railway', British Tourist Authority / Northumbria Tourist Board poster, c 1974. Poster produced for the British Tourist Authority and the Northumbria Tourist Board, promoting Northumbria as the 'cradle of railways', and advertising the area's museums. The image shows George Stephenson's (1781-1848) steam train 'Locomotion' pasing the world's first ticket office at Stockton on Tees. Artwork by John Wigston.
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