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Talking Tees Valley: Locomotion No 1

21 January 2021

Talking Tees Valley is a monthly activity pack that uses the museum and art collections in the Tees Valley museums to encourage discussions and conversations for people living with dementia.

This month we take a look at Locomotion No 1 and it’s extraordinary life transporting goods on the Stockton and Darlington Railway.

The engine is on display at Head of Steam – Darlington Railway Museum.

This activity pack contains images, discussion points and activities for you to enjoy.

Download your  Talking Tees Valley: Locomotion pack here

Locomotion No 1 at Head of Steam, Darlington Railway Museum

A colour photograph of Locomotion No 1 engine on display at Head of Steam, Darlington Railway Museum. The side view of the engine shows the barrel shaped body, covered in wood with a metal plaque with the name on. On the left hand side at the front of the engine is a tall, black funnel, Underneath the barrel you can see two out of the four large black metal wheels.