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King George V - Final Journey
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No: 16259   Contributor: Robin Hodgson   Year: 1988   Manufacturer: Swindon railway works   Country: England
King George V - Final Journey

This was taken in the late 1980's (I think) of the King George V on its final journey as it passed through Hereford Station. This shot was taken in near darkness as she briefly waited in the sidings before puffing out of sight into the history books.
Picture added on 30 January 2013 at 19:25
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The only King class locomotive to retain its original loading gauge height, hence a static exhibit only. 6023 and 6024 also preserved, but 4 inches lower.

Added by Peter Langsdale on 30 January 2013.
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