Thompson's Great Northern 2-8-2
This very rare colour shot of Thompsons first attempt to rebuild Gresleys A1 class locos that had not already been rebuilt to A3. In the depths of wartime with extraordinarily heavy trains, Thompson decided that the remaining A1s should become Eight coupled express Mikados. The long wheelbase and...
23/05/1961 - Skipton, West Yorkshire.
Best viewed Original size. Another shot of rebuilt "Royal Scot" class 7P 4-6-0 46130 "The West Yorkshire Regiment", this time approaching Skipton station with the down "Thames-Clyde Express" - 23/05/1961. © 2016 - Peter Brumby / 53A Models of Hull. Scanned by me from the original 120 format negative; photographed by Peter Brumby & reproduced with his permission. - - - - - -
These remarkable old Tube maps reveal how the London Underground network has evolved since 1925
These remarkable old Tube maps reveal just how much the London Underground network has evolved over the past 100 years. The historic diagrams provide a fascinating insight into the development of the capital’s iconic underground system since it first began operations in 1863. Free-hand drawings and calligraphy were used to create the first maps for the expanding Tube network,
Glasgow Subway 1977 Bridge Street
On 19 May 1977 just days before its sudden closure, an old Glasgow Subway train stands on the inner circle at Bridge Street Underground Station. The guard stands by the rear of the motorcar, with the station master by the rear of the trailer. Dating from the original cable hauled system of 1896, the cars were electrified in 1935.
Oiling the loco at 9E Trafford Park shed
Fairburn 2-6-4T No. 42066 is prepared by the driver at 9E Trafford Park shed in Manchester. 15th April 1966. Negative scan - Epson 4490 Kodak Black & White 120 Roll Film Kodak Brownie Twin 20 Camera.
Class M (LNER Class C15) 4-4-2T
134 (LNER Nos. 9134 , 7459 ; BR No. 67459 ) Ex-North British Railway Class M (LNER Class C15) 4-4-2T No. 134 stands at Haymarket Station with an Edinburgh suburban 'inner circle' train, circa 1924. The NBR Edinburgh area headlamp code, with two lamps mounted on the left of the buffer-beam, remains…