Steam locomotive and diesel locomotive, 1967.

Whitehouse, Patrick

Steam locomotive and diesel locomotive, 1967.
3 1 c m
actual image size: 32cm x 23cm


Class 5 4-6-0 steam locomotive with a Diesel Multiple Unit at Shrewsbury Station, by Patrick Whitehouse, 1967. Rural areas such as Shropshire were some of the last to stop using steam locomotives. Diesel multiple units were introduced to cut costs. In 1968 steam traction was completely withdrawn from all areas of Britain.

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