some of my S&DR collection, a 1925 commemorative tin, pewter Locomotion model, first edition Timothy Hackworth book with an original bolt I found on the line when walking in the 70s, some of my books and some 1975 souvenir plates.
This is one of my favourite things in the whole world!! lol It's a 15 inch working steam model of the Loco 1 probably built in 1875 for the 50th annivrsary of the opening...but nobody really knows much else about it. If I could steal one thing from the Shildon Railways Museum...this would be it ;)
I recall the Loco 1 and Derwent here on the platform at Bank Top Station in Darlington...I used to walk by the every day at one point to catch the train, but I remember them there all my childhood. I was especially entranced by their wheels.
1925 commemorative edition supplement from the Northern Echo Newspaper, based in Darlington. This is the cover, there are 85 pages of text and photographs. Remarkable condition since it is nearly 100 years old.