'The Royal Scot', London Midland & Scottish Railway locomotive, c 1920s.
© NRM / Pictorial Collection / Science & Society Picture Library
Colour print, printed by Alf Cooke Ltd of Leeds, published by The Railway Magazine, showing the London, Midland & Scottish Railway's (LMS) 4-6-0 'The Royal Scot' steam locomotive. In 1933, the 'The Royal Scot' engine nos 6100 and 6152 exchanged numbers, with 6100 touring Canada and the United States, covering over 11,000 miles on the North American continent. This was the first time a complete expres train had been sent acros the Atlantic.