Railway accident, c 1890.

Railway accident, c 1890.
3 5 c m
actual image size: 32cm x 27cm


Derailed train on the Lancashire & Yorkshire Railway. The locomotive has come off the track and fallen under a bridge. Accidents could be caused for a number of reasons, for example by locomotives having inadequate brakes or by head-on collisions because the points or signals had not been altered.

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