'British Railways' steam locomotive, Lune Valley, Durham, mid-1950s.
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British Railways class 5 4-6-0 steam locomotive No 45435 in the Lune Valley. Many artists and photographers can to view railways as an accepted part of the landscape. Photograph by Bishop Eric Treacy. Treacy was often allowed special access to areas denied to many other railway photographers. He also befriended many of the footplate crews, occasionally persuading them to create special smoke effects for the camera.