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Golden Shuttle at King's Cross station, 1938.

Golden Shuttle at King's Cross station, 1938.
4 0 c m
actual image size: 32cm x 32cm


An A4 class 4-6-2 locomotive number 4496 "Golden Shuttle" at King's Cross station, by F E Box, 16 June 1938. This locomotive was designed by Sir Nigel Gresley and built at Doncaster works. It was renamed "Dwight D Eisenhower" in 1945, when the American President helped Britain to victory in the Second World War. The locomotive is now on display in a museum in Wisconsin.

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