Engine No. 1 The first stream railroad in England was the STOCKTON & DARLINGTON
RAILROAD which ran across northern England from Cumberland to Durham
county. The S & D started operations in l825. This would agree with family
information as Charles Scott married Anne Irving in Kirkbampton, Cumberland
county close to Carlisle, the rail head.
a clipping from a newspaper,
In the parish of New Bandon, N.B. twelve miles from Bathurst, there is living a man named Charles Scott, who worked in England on the first twelve miles of railway that were built in the world, and he used to ride back and forth on engine No. 1 the first engine that ever ran on a rail. He is now 97 years old and still in good health and is no doubt the only man in the world who worked on that railroad. The clipping is marked ---- Jan 18th l900
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