Midland Railway Manchester Expres, near Miller's Dale, 1905.
© NRM / Pictorial Collection / Science & Society Picture Library
'Travel in 1905'. Oil painting by Cuthbert Hamilton Ellis, made in 1951, for a British Railways, London Midlands Region (BR/LMR) carriage print. The Midland Railway Manchester Expres is headed by the then new compound locomotive 1000. This was one of a series of paintings commisioned for carriage prints by George Dow, advertising manager of BR/LMR during the 1950s.