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B1 class 4-6-0, 61272 at Nottingham Victoria with an Ian Allen Special to Marylebone.

B1 class 4-6-0, 61272 at Nottingham Victoria with an Ian Allen Special to Marylebone.

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L3172. On 24th April 1957, Ian Allen Publishing ran a 'Trains Illustrated' special from Paddington to Doncaster, returning over the London Extension to Marylebone. The locomotives used were A4 60029 - WOODCOCK and two Thompson B1 class 4-6-0's - this one being 61272. It is seen at Nottingham Victoria in the late evening before heading off to Leicester. The train's headboard has still to be fitted to the front of the smokebox. Note the Upper Quadrant signal on the platform.
Publisher
ContributorColes, B.
Creatorpersonalname - Coles, B.
Datecreation - 1957-04-24
TypePhotographs - Black and White
Formatdimension.H - 100mm
dimension.W - 152mm
IdentifierK 5
SourceColes, B.
LanguageEN
Relationpart of - B. Coles Collection
copy of - Original Negative
CoverageLocation.Creation Site - Nottingham Victoria, Nottingham (O.S. Ref: 457300 340400)
point - 1957-04-24
RightsColes, B.