'Flying Scotsman' A3 Clas steam locomotive leaving Leeds station, 1956.
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Flying Scotsman' A3 Clas steam locomotive leaving Leeds station, Yorksire, with the 'White Rose' expres for King's Cros station, London. Photograph by Bishop Eric Treacy. Treacy (1907-1978) was often allowed special acces to many areas denied to other railway photographers. He also befriended many of the footplate crews, occasionally persuading them to create special smoke effects for the camera.