Locomotive number 90609, 1950.
3 1 c m
actual image size: 32cm x 23cm

Locomotive number 90609, 1950.

Treacy, Eric

© National Railway Museum / Science & Society Picture Library -- All rights reserved


WD class 2-8-0 locomotive number 90609 with a goods train at Holgate junction, York, by Eric Treacy, 1950. This locomotive is a British Railways standard class 9. In 1949, after the nationalisation of British Railways it was decided to build 12 standard types of steam locomotive rather than have 400 different types, and 900 of these locomotives were built in the 1950s. However, these locomotives were only used for a short period of time as steam was withdrawn by 1968.



Image Ref.


buy a print

Select size
Select finish
How many prints?

buy a framed print

buy a canvas

buy a framed canvas