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First locomotive engine on the Lexington Branch "This is the famous "Muzzey." First locomotive on this branch. The man standing in the cab is John Peters, the Engineer. He lived on East Street. He was born in Germany, came here as a young man and married a member of the Fiske family. (His daughter married Timothy K. Fiske 1857.)"
Lantern Slides -First Locomotive Engine, 1846 -Cary Memorial Library 2011. All rights reserved.
First locomotive engine

The Edwin B. Worthen Collection, Cary Memorial Library

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