Sir Nigel Gresley, LNER railway engineer, c 1930s.

 
Sir Nigel Gresley, LNER railway engineer, c 1930s.
4 0 c m
 
37cm
actual image size: 29cm x 32cm

Description

Portrait of Gresley (1876-1941) who was the Chief Mechanical Engineer for the London & North Eastern Railway from 1923 to 1941, having gained experience at Crewe and Horwich works. He designed the Pacific locomotives, of which the record-breaking The Mallard was one. He also designed sleeping and buffet cars and kitchen cars for the LNER's long journeys from London to Scotland.

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10446113

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