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LNER
  • Signed Works Photo
     
    Photo: L001. A Doncaster works photograph of 4498 Sir Nigel Gresley, featuring and signed by the man himself.
    The Gresley Society / Geoffrey Hughes Collection.
  • Naming Photo
     
    Photo: L007. A Doncaster works photograph of 4498 Sir Nigel Gresley, featuring and signed by the man himself.
    The Gresley Society / Geoffrey Hughes Collection.
  • Sir Nigel Gresley
     
    Photo: L008. Sir Nigel Gresley with Stop Watch on a Streamlined Train, most probably "The Coronation", date not known.
    Photographer: Not known.
  • 4498 at Barnby Moor, '37
     
    Photo: L009. Nº4498 at Barnby Moor sometime during 1937.
    Photograph © Mike Morant collection.
  • Edinburgh train '38
     
    Photo: L003. 4498 at New Barnet with the 1.00 p.m. to Edinburgh on Sunday, 26th June 1938. The Driver was Sam Wells.
    Photograph © L.J. Burley.
  • 4498 at Potters Bar Tunnel
     
    Photo: L010. 4498 with a pre-war working just leaving Potters Bar Tunnel.
    Photograph © J.D. Dewing.
  • Markham 1938
     
    Photo: L011. 4498 at Markham (Notts) on 9th July 1938. This photograph is taken from a Christmas Card of 4498 that was sent out by a gentleman in Sheffield.
    Photograph © Stewart Dewsbery.
  • 4498 at Naburn
     
    Photo: L002. 4498 photographed at Naburn whilst heading the "Flying Scotsman" sometime prior to WWII.
    Photograph © The Gresley Society Collection.
  • New Southgate 1939
     
    Photo: L004. 4498 photographed at New Southgate in 1939 whilst working the down "Flying Scotsman".
    Photograph © The Gresley Society / Geoffrey Hughes Collection.
  • On Royal Train, 1939
     
    Photo: L012. 4498 on Royal Train duty at Darlington in February 1939.
    Photograph courtesy of Phil Marsh.
  • 4498 sometime pre-war
     
    Photo: L006. 4498 photographed at an unknown location in pre-war days.
    Photographer not known.
  • Unknown, 1946-8
     
    Photo: L005. Nº7 photographed at an unknown location on an unknown date, though sometime during the short period that this number was carried between 12th January 1946 and 24th March 1948.
    Photograph © Mike Morant Collection.
  • BR
  • Doncaster, 1950
     
    Photo: B001. 60007 pictured at Doncaster in 1950.
    Photograph © H K Boulter courtesy of Roy Vandersteen and Jeremy Suter.
  • Near Thirsk, c.1953/4
     
    Photo: B015. 60007 pictured just south of Thirsk on the ECML in 1953 or 1954.
    Photograph © Brian Wright.
  • Chaloner Whin Jcn?
     
    Photo: B011. 60007 pictured with the Tyne Tees Pullman, most probably at Chaloner Whin Junction, sometime between 1948 and 1957 - when the tender gained the later British Railways crest.
    Photograph © Mike Morant.
  • New Barnet, 1950s
     
    Photo: B010. 60007 approaching New Barnet Signal Box, date unknown but presumably during the 1950s as the locomotive has the early version of the British Railways Crest.
    Photograph © C D D Newton.
  • On Durham Curve, 1950s
     
    Photo: B012. 60007 photographed on the Durham Curve with the Down Morning Talisman sometime in the 1950s.
    Photograph © I S Carr.
  • On Stoke Bank, 23 May 1959
     
    Photo: B013. 60007 with the S.L.S. Special of 23rd May 1959 on Stoke Bank just before reaching 112 m.p.h.
    Photograph © P H Wells.
  • Penshaw, 23 Aug 1959
     
    Photo: B014. 60007 passes Penshaw with the 11.05 Newcastle ? Kings Cross Train, diverted because of Sunday engineering work on the East Coast main line, on 23rd August 1959.
    Photograph © I. S. Carr.
  • York, August 1963
     
    Photo: B002. 60007 pictured at York in August 1963.
    Photograph © Keith Harwood.
  • York, August 1963
     
    Photo: B003. 60007 pictured at York in August 1963.
    Photograph © Keith Harwood.
  • Carlisle, 1964
     
    Photo: B004. "The Two Knights" - a unique occasion at Carlisle.
    60007 Sir Nigel Gresley is about to take over from 46256 Sir William Stanier on the RCTS "Scottish Lowlander" tour of 26th September 1964.
    Photograph © Paul Aston.
  • Bridge of Allan, 1964
     
    Photo: B005. 60007 at Bridge of Allan, 30 August 1964.
    This photograph was used as a full A4 front cover in Hayne's "Great Locomotives" series.
    Photograph © Mike Morant.
  • Forteviot, 1964
     
    Photo: B006. 60007 at Forteviot, 29 August 1964.
    This photograph featured in Steam Railway's "Glorious Years" series and was the first one to be in colour.
    Photograph © Mike Morant.
  • Aberdeen, 1965
     
    Photo: B017. 60007 leaving Aberdeen with a service to Glasgow during August 1965.
    Photograph © Maurice Burns.
  • Aberdeen, 1965
     
    Photo: B018. 60007 with the same train (as photo B017) for Glasgow during August 1965.
    Photograph © Maurice Burns.
  • Aberdeen Ferryhill, 1965
     
    Photo: B019. Another view of 60007 on shed at Aberdeen Ferryhill during August 1965.
    Photograph © Maurice Burns.
  • Aberdeen Ferryhill, 1965
     
    Photo: B016. 60007 on shed at Aberdeen Ferryhill during August 1965.
    Photograph © Maurice Burns.
  • North Acton, 1965
     
    Photo: B007. 60007 at North Acton on 23 October 1965. The occasion was a tour from Manchester Exchange to Paddington organised by the A4 Preservation Society.
    Photograph © Mike Morant.
  • Southall, 1965
     
    Photo: B008. 60007 at Southall on 23 October 1965. The occasion was a tour from Manchester Exchange to Paddington organised by the A4 Preservation Society.
    Photograph © Mike Morant.
  • Southall, 1965
     
    Photo: B009. Another photo of 60007 at Southall on 23 October 1965 from the tour from Manchester Exchange to Paddington organised by the A4 Preservation Society.
    Photograph © Mike Morant.

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