Driver Bill Hoole leans from the cab of his A4 clas locomotive, c 1950s.
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The locomotive No 60034 'Lord Faringdon' waiting to move at Retford, Nottinghamshire. 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.