A 295 page paperback book written to help secure Timothy Hackworth’s rightful place in history. The profits from the sales of this book go to the Friends of the Stockton & Darlington Railway.
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A grandson's quest to uncover the truth is a long overdue battle to overcome the neglect of the past.
His would be a key part in the celebrations of 1893, as the city of Chicago commemorated the discovery of America. The challenge he faced was to push past the fog of history, to bring into the light of day an untold story.
He would struggle with the events around one of the pioneers of the locomotives that swept the Industrial Revolution into the pages of history. Set against the backdrop of the famed Chicago World's Fair, a life would be uncovered that was marked out by extraordinary inventiveness and accomplishments.