Did you know…
… that today is First Passenger Train Day? On this day in 1825, George Stephenson operated the first locomotive that hauled a passenger train. The engine, later called Locomotion, took 450 people 25 miles from Darlington to Stockton at 15 miles per hour. The railway age had begun and George Stephenson was its guiding spirit!
Today’s Inspirational Quote:
“The difference between perseverance and obstinacy is, that one often comes from a strong will, and the other from a strong won’t.”
— Henry Ward Beecher