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46248 'City of Leeds' Coronation Class 4-6-2 Willesden MPD 25 June 1964. This was the sorry condition of these once proud and polished express engines at the end of their lives at this time. Photo by Barry Austin

King’s Cross Station in London. It shows the driver, Bill Sparshatt (left), and his fireman, R Webster. The picture was taken on the day of the record-breaking 100-mph run between London and Leeds. 30 November 1934

Flying Scotsman heading north through Woodlesford with a special train in the late 1960s. In the foreground, whistling a salute, is Water Haigh Colliery's shunting engine, Whit No. 4. Water Haigh Farm is in the background. (Photo by Derek Rayner).

A Leeds express is prepared for departure from Kings Cross headed by A4 Pacific 60006 'Sir Ralph Wedgewood' on a very foggy 15th October 1961. Negative scan.