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Title : Record run

Format : chapbook ; song

Composer : Dawson, A.J.W.

Production details : publisher : Tyne Printing Works
Newcastle upon Tyne

Date : 1910

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Collection name : Record run


This small songbook was printed following the performance of the song 'Record run', by the author, A.J.W. Dawson, at a dinner given to the Retired Officers and Engine Drivers of the N.E.R. Co. at Gateshead, 11th February, 1910. The song is one of few reflecting the development of railways in the region and in comic form, describes the railway engines' run from South Shields to Newcastle.


Collection description : Song written for a dinner given by Wilson Worsdell.

Period : 1901-1940

Height : 16 cm

Width : 9 cm

Held by : Gateshead Council

Copyright : Item reproduced by kind permission of Gateshead Council


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