'Flying Scotsman' departing Scarborough station, 5 August 2004.

'Flying Scotsman' departing Scarborough station, 5 August 2004.
2 9 c m
40cm
actual image size: 32cm x 21cm

Description

LNER steam locomotive 4-6-2 No 4472 'Flying Scotsman' departing Scarborough station on the return journey to York. The Flying Scotsman was the first express passenger locomotive. It was built by the newly formed London & North Eastern Railway in 1923. It was designed by Sir Nigel Gresley. In 1934 the Flying Scotsman was the first steam locomotive to reach a speed of 100mph.

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