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Duchess steaming up
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No: 7987   Contributor: Marcel Gommers   Year: 2000   Manufacturer: BR Crewe   Country: England
Duchess steaming up

Photo of the 4-6-2 LMS Princess Coronation Class 6229 Duchess of Hamilton steam locomotive at a platform with the driver waiting patiently. She was one of a batch of 38 built between 1937 and 1948 at LMS Crewe Works.

See picture #7693 too.

Photo © The Step Back Through Time Collection
Picture added on 05 April 2010 at 10:07
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Through Their Eyes - Steam Trains Collection, England
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That's a really timeless shot. It's not often you can get that. Could have been taken any time between 1957 when she got LMS maroon and 1964 when she was withdrawn. A very good atmospheric shot indeed.

Added by Paul Strathdee on 05 April 2010.
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