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Background imageEngine Collection: Train driver Tommy Heywood in the cab of his British Rail express Class 85 electric

Train driver Tommy Heywood in the cab of his British Rail express Class 85 electric locomotive train, which ran on the newly electrified West Coast Main Line between Birmingham and Liverpool

Background imageEngine Collection: A British Rail express Class 85 electric locomotive train

A British Rail express Class 85 electric locomotive train, which ran on the newly electrified West Coast Main Line between Birmingham and Liverpool. December 1964

Background imageEngine Collection: A long run from Tarland, Aberdeenshire, necessitates a thorough clean-up for this 1925

A long run from Tarland, Aberdeenshire, necessitates a thorough clean-up for this 1925 Tasker traction engine, so its owner Mr William McConachie, an Aberdeen farmer

Background imageEngine Collection: After bringing his steam engine, Hielan Laddie, from Aberdeen

After bringing his steam engine, Hielan Laddie, from Aberdeen, 35-year-old William Barrack, right, owner, and Mr William McGonachie

Background imageEngine Collection: Popeye gets into position for the traction engine rally, on 13th June 1958

Popeye gets into position for the traction engine rally, on 13th June 1958, driven by Mr Jack Wakefield and Mr Stan Martin, both of Hetton-le-Hole

Background imageEngine Collection: Hundreds of rail fans turned out to give the Consett-Newcastle rail service a farewell

Hundreds of rail fans turned out to give the Consett-Newcastle rail service a farewell on 17th March 1984. The Derwentside Rail Action Group decided to charter the last train

Background imageEngine Collection: The Electric Car. A new unusually quiet little motor car can be seen going

The Electric Car. A new unusually quiet little motor car can be seen going through its paces around London. Produced by Enfield Auto Motive Limited

Background imageEngine Collection: Alfred Demaszure (Left) engine driver and Andre Devos, fireman seen here on the footplate

Alfred Demaszure (Left) engine driver and Andre Devos, fireman seen here on the footplate of the Golden Arrow on its journey from Calais to Paris

Background imageEngine Collection: A line-up of Green Goddess fire engine ready for action in the hanger at RAF Catterick

A line-up of Green Goddess fire engine ready for action in the hanger at RAF Catterick

Background imageEngine Collection: Jaguar. The lenghtened assembly tracks at Jaguar Cars, Browns Lane

Jaguar. The lenghtened assembly tracks at Jaguar Cars, Browns Lane, Coventry - the extensions are in the foreground - which are enabling production of the E-type models to run at an all-time high

Background imageEngine Collection: The sheer excitement of a steam express train running at speed is encapsulated in this

The sheer excitement of a steam express train running at speed is encapsulated in this magical evening photo of ex-GWR Castle class No

Background imageEngine Collection: The unmistakable cuvring bulk of a Gresley Class A4 Pacific express locomotive is graced

The unmistakable cuvring bulk of a Gresley Class A4 Pacific express locomotive is graced by a waving array of Doncaster railway workers

Background imageEngine Collection: The Flying Scotsman arrives in Liverpool, England from San Francisco

The Flying Scotsman arrives in Liverpool, England from San Francisco. Preserved LNER Gresley pacific 4472 Flying Scotsman at Liverpool Docks on a bright freezing snowy day in February 1973

Background imageEngine Collection: Mr Jack Wakefield, of Hetton-le-Hole, who has a large collection of traction engines

Mr Jack Wakefield, of Hetton-le-Hole, who has a large collection of traction engines, steams gaily down the Great North roadk

Background imageEngine Collection: In the infamous big freeze of winter 1947, the Scottish Highlands suffered particularly

In the infamous big freeze of winter 1947, the Scottish Highlands suffered particularly badly and the railways were an invaluable lifeline

Background imageEngine Collection: Clearing snow off railway lines at Hartington, Derbyshire Peak District, England

Clearing snow off railway lines at Hartington, Derbyshire Peak District, England, during the harsh winter of 1947, using the recently developed Jet Engine

Background imageEngine Collection: Rolls Royce and Railway staff, carrying out trials with a jet engine to clear snow off

Rolls Royce and Railway staff, carrying out trials with a jet engine to clear snow off railway lines, Derbyshire Peak District, England, during the harsh winter of 1947

Background imageEngine Collection: A derailed goods train after colliding with an English Electric Type 4 Diesel locomotive

A derailed goods train after colliding with an English Electric Type 4 Diesel locomotive pulling the Royal Scot passenger train 18th April 1964

Background imageEngine Collection: Capel Celyn Halt, the last train on the Bala-Blaenau Ffestiniog railway line before

Capel Celyn Halt, the last train on the Bala-Blaenau Ffestiniog railway line before the valley was flooded. January 1960. British Railway Steam Locomotive 8727 Collett

Background imageEngine Collection: Bess, the traction engine turned steam roller being used at Mitford sawmill on 21st April

Bess, the traction engine turned steam roller being used at Mitford sawmill on 21st April 1966

Background imageEngine Collection: Chuffed: Mr Benjamin Stafford with his Fowler road locomotive at Beamish Museum

Chuffed: Mr Benjamin Stafford with his Fowler road locomotive at Beamish Museum, Durham on 4th September 1989

Background imageEngine Collection: Traction engines and a tank having a tug of war at a Steam Rally on 10th June 1961

Traction engines and a tank having a tug of war at a Steam Rally on 10th June 1961

Background imageEngine Collection: Three-year-old Richard Baillie from Forest hall with a miniature traction engine on 13th

Three-year-old Richard Baillie from Forest hall with a miniature traction engine on 13th September 1993

Background imageEngine Collection: Mr John Bainbridge and Mr Ian Thompson with their 1923 Fowler Steam Roller on 19th June

Mr John Bainbridge and Mr Ian Thompson with their 1923 Fowler Steam Roller on 19th June 1989

Background imageEngine Collection: Michael Charlton from dudley, with his 1988 Burrell traction engine on 13th September

Michael Charlton from dudley, with his 1988 Burrell traction engine on 13th September 1993

Background imageEngine Collection: Milburn Stafford with his prize-winning 1920 steam road locomotive on 4th June 1984 at

Milburn Stafford with his prize-winning 1920 steam road locomotive on 4th June 1984 at the Veteran Commercial Vehicle Rally, from Stockton to South Shields

Background imageEngine Collection: Traction engine steam roller Highland Lass at the public weighbridge belonging to

Traction engine steam roller Highland Lass at the public weighbridge belonging to the West Cumberland Farmers Trading Society on 2nd June 1972

Background imageEngine Collection: Mr Walter Hodson pictured with the steam roller Highland Lass on 2th June 1972

Mr Walter Hodson pictured with the steam roller Highland Lass on 2th June 1972. Mr Hodson looked after her when she was owned by McAlpine, the builders

Background imageEngine Collection: Model engineers: Eddie Chapman on his half-ton miniature steam traction engine chats with

Model engineers: Eddie Chapman on his half-ton miniature steam traction engine chats with Derek Bouch on his 1912 11-ton steamroller at the vintage steam

Background imageEngine Collection: The grand ol lady of steam, the Coquet Lass is to end her days in style instead of

The grand ol lady of steam, the Coquet Lass is to end her days in style instead of on the scrap-heap. The twelve and a half ton stream roller is to be presented by Northumberland County Council to

Background imageEngine Collection: British Rail driver Peter Higgins with the 'police train'

British Rail driver Peter Higgins with the "police train"
British Rail driver Peter Higgins with the " police train" on 26th July 1985 which was used in a television commercial

Background imageEngine Collection: The XP 64, or The Talisman train on the East Coast main line service at Newcastle Central

The XP 64, or The Talisman train on the East Coast main line service at Newcastle Central Station on 16th June 1966

Background imageEngine Collection: Frank Patterson, General Manager of British Rail Eastern Region, Peter Edwards

Frank Patterson, General Manager of British Rail Eastern Region, Peter Edwards, Depot Manager at Heaton and Alan Goldfinch, Chief Mechanical and Electrical Engineer, Eastern Region

Background imageEngine Collection: In brand new black and blue paintwork, the Sir Nigel Gresley

In brand new black and blue paintwork, the Sir Nigel Gresley, is pictured at the NCB Workshops at Philadelphia on 20th July 1975

Background imageEngine Collection: The Silver Link, drawing the silver Jubilee train, speeding past Durham on its run to

The Silver Link, drawing the silver Jubilee train, speeding past Durham on its run to Kings Cross on 11th June 1936

Background imageEngine Collection: Mr. Jim Rees at Beamish Museum with a full scale replica of George Stephenson

Mr. Jim Rees at Beamish Museum with a full scale replica of George Stephensons Locomotion No.1 on 3rd May 1989

Background imageEngine Collection: A replica of George Stephensons Rocket on display at Carlisle on 4th June 1958

A replica of George Stephensons Rocket on display at Carlisle on 4th June 1958

Background imageEngine Collection: The Silver Jubilee train, drawn by the origianl engine 'Silver Link'

The Silver Jubilee train, drawn by the origianl engine "Silver Link"
The Silver Jubilee train, drawn by the origianl engine " Silver Link" leaving the Central Station, Newcastle on 30th September 1936 for its first birthday run to London

Background imageEngine Collection: British Leyland service and technical specialists from many European countries examine a

British Leyland service and technical specialists from many European countries examine a Coventry-built Triumph Stag during a visit to city for Leyland product briefing session at Radford

Background imageEngine Collection: Heres Father Christmas with a difference - in triplicatre and without the beards

Heres Father Christmas with a difference - in triplicatre and without the beards. Instead of arriving by sleigh to climb down the chimney the three Santas are riding high on a 100ft ladder

Background imageEngine Collection: British experimental jet bomber, the Short SA4 Sperrin. August 1957 P004600

British experimental jet bomber, the Short SA4 Sperrin. August 1957 P004600

Background imageEngine Collection: A traditional fire engine from the 1950s

A traditional fire engine from the 1950s

Background imageEngine Collection: Jackie Milburn Footballer. P07065

Jackie Milburn Footballer. P07065

Background imageEngine Collection: The Pioneer Corps (East African Division) making adjustments to a Bren Gun Carrier

The Pioneer Corps (East African Division) making adjustments to a Bren Gun Carrier. Picture taken 27th July 1943

Background imageEngine Collection: The shell-torn airplane of Sergt. Hannah, V. C. Photo shows the inside of the rear

The shell-torn airplane of Sergt. Hannah, V. C. Photo shows the inside of the rear
The shell-torn airplane of Sergt. Hannah, V.C. Photo shows the inside of the rear gunners turret showing exploded ammunition drums and damage to the fuselage. Sergt. Hannah was awarded the V.C

Background imageEngine Collection: A new scheme has just been started by the Middlesex Army Cadet force to increase

A new scheme has just been started by the Middlesex Army Cadet force to increase the efficiency of Cadets about to join the army

Background imageEngine Collection: Maze of wires inside a tank presents no problems to these members of a West Country Tank

Maze of wires inside a tank presents no problems to these members of a West Country Tank Corps unit. Each day they take lessons on the intricate electric wiring system of a tank at their West Country

Background imageEngine Collection: A sectionised old bus engine is used to teach these members of a West Country Tank Corps

A sectionised old bus engine is used to teach these members of a West Country Tank Corps unit all about the mechanics of their vehicles at their West Country Headquarters during the Second World War



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