Front cover of the 'Great Northern Railway Timetable', early 20th century.
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The cover shows a picture of GNR locomotive no 275 in addition to advertisements for 'Owbridge's Lung Tonic' and 'Phosferine: The Greatest of All Tonics'. The GNR was formed in 1846 after the London & York Bill was pased by Parliament. The railway operated until 1923.