Sir John A Aspinall (1851-1920), c 1900. 'B
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Sir John A Aspinall (1851-1920), c 1900. 'Born in Liverpool in 1851, John Aspinall joined the London and North Western Railway in 1868. In 1875 he became Works Manager for Great Southern and Western Railway at Inchicore in Ireland. He joined the Lancashire and Yorkshore Railway as Chief Mechanical Engineer in 1886, becoming General Manager in 1899. Aspinall was knighted in 1917 for his contribution to the war effort'. Photograph by official Lancashire and Yorkshire Railway photographer.