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LNER
Signed Works Photo

Photo: L001. A Doncaster works photograph of 4498 Sir Nigel Gresley, featuring and signed by the man himself.
The Gresley Society / Geoffrey Hughes Collection.

Signed Works Photo
Naming Photo

Photo: L007. 4498's naming ceremony at Marylebone on 26th November 1937. The silver A4 model being held by Sir Nigel Gresley (centre) had just been presented by William Whitelaw, the LNER Chairman.
Photograph: Andy Barwick collection.

Naming Photo
Sir Nigel Gresley

Photo: L008. Sir Nigel Gresley with Stop Watch on a Streamlined Train, most probably "The Coronation", date not known.
Photograph: Not known .

Sir Nigel Gresley
4498 at Barnby Moor, 1937

Photo: L009. Nº4498 at Barnby Moor sometime during 1937.
Photograph © Mike Morant collection.

4498 at Barnby Moor, 1937
4498 on Edinburgh train 1938

Photo: L003. 4498 at New Barnet with the 1.00 p.m. to Edinburgh on Sunday, 26th June 1938. The Driver was Sam Wells.
Photograph © L.J. Burley.

4498 on Edinburgh train 1938

4498 on Edinburgh train 1938

Photo: L010. 4498 with a pre-war working just leaving Potters Bar Tunnel.
Photograph © J.D. Dewing.

4498 at Potters Bar Tunnel
Markham 1938

Photo: L011. 4498 at Markham (Notts) on 9th July 1938. This photograph is taken from a Christmas Card of 4498 that was sent out by a gentleman in Sheffield.
Photograph © Stewart Dewsbery.

Markham 1938
4498 at Naburn

Photo: L002. 4498 photographed at Naburn whilst heading the "Flying Scotsman" sometime prior to WWII.
Photograph © The Gresley Society Collection.

4498 at Naburn
New Southgate 1939

Photo: L004. 4498 photographed at New Southgate in 1939 whilst working the down "Flying Scotsman".
Photograph © The Gresley Society / Geoffrey Hughes Collection.

New Southgate 1939
On Royal Train, 1939

Photo: L012. 4498 on Royal Train duty at Darlington in February 1939.
Photograph courtesy of Phil Marsh.

On Royal Train, 1939

Unknown location, pre-war

Photo: L006. 4498 photographed at an unknown location in pre-war days.
 

Unknown location, pre-war
Unknown, 1946-8

Photo: L005. Nº7 photographed at an unknown location on an unknown date, though sometime during the short period that this number was carried between 12th January 1946 and 24th March 1948.
Photograph © Mike Morant Collection

Unknown, 1946-8

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Doncaster 1950

Photo: B001. 60007 pictured at Doncaster in 1950.
Photograph © H K Boulter courtesy of Roy Vandersteen and Jeremy Suter.

Doncaster, 1950
Near Thirsk, c.1953/4

Photo: B015. 60007 pictured just south of Thirsk on the ECML in 1953 or 1954.
Photograph © Brian Wright.

Near Thirsk, c.1953/4
Chaloner Whin Junction? 50s

Photo: B011. 60007 pictured with the Tyne Tees Pullman, most probably at Chaloner Whin Junction, sometime between 1948 and 1957 - when the tender gained the later British Railways crest.
Photograph © Mike Morant.

Chaloner Whin Junction?
New Barnet, 1950s

Photo: B010. 60007 approaching New Barnet Signal Box, date unknown but presumably during the 1950s as the locomotive has the early version of the British Railways Crest.
Photograph © C D D Newton.

New Barnet, 1950s
Durham Curve. 1950s

Photo: B012. 60007 photographed on the Durham Curve with the Down Morning Talisman sometime in the 1950s.
Photograph © I S Carr.

Durham Curve. 1950s

Stoke Bank 23 May 1959

Photo: B013. 60007 with the S.L.S. Special of 23rd May 1959 on Stoke Bank just before reaching 112 m.p.h..
Photograph © P H Wells.

Stoke Bank 23 May 1959
Penshaw, 23 Aug 1959

Photo: B014. 60007 passes Penshaw with the 11.05 Newcastle ? Kings Cross Train, diverted because of Sunday engineering work on the East Coast main line, on 23rd August 1959.
Photograph © I. S. Carr.

Penshaw, 23 Aug 1959
York, August 1963

Photo: B002. 60007 pictured at York in August 1963.
Photograph © Keith Harwood.

York, August 1963
York, August 1963

Photo: B003. 60007 pictured at York in August 1963.
Photograph © Keith Harwood.

York, August 1963
Carlisle 1964

Photo: B004. "The Two Knights" - a unique occasion at Carlisle.
60007 Sir Nigel Gresley is about to take over from 46256 Sir William Stanier on the RCTS "Scottish Lowlander" tour of 26th September 1964.
Photograph © Paul Aston.

Carlisle 1964

Bridge of Allan 1964

Photo: B005. 60007 at Bridge of Allan, 30 August 1964.
This photograph was used as a full A4 front cover in Hayne's "Great Locomotives" series.
Photograph © Mike Morant.

Bridge of Allan 1964
Forteviot 1964

Photo: B006. 60007 at Forteviot, 29 August 1964.
This photograph featured in Steam Railway's "Glorious Years" series and was the first one to be in colour.
Photograph © Mike Morant.

Forteviot 1964
North Acton 1965

Photo: B016. 60007 on shed at Aberdeen Ferryhill during August 1965.
Photograph © Maurice Burns.

Latest Aberdeen 1965
Southall 1965

Photo: B017. 60007 leaving Aberdeen with a service to Glasgow during August 1965.
Photograph © Maurice Burns.

Latest Aberdeen 1965
North Acton 1965

Photo: B018. 60007 with the same train for Glasgow during August 1965.
Photograph © Maurice Burns.

Latest Aberdeen 1965

North Acton 1965

Photo: B019. Another view of 60007 on shed at Aberdeen Ferryhill during August 1965.
Photograph © Maurice Burns.

Latest Aberdeen 1965
North Acton 1965

Photo: B007. 60007 at North Acton on 23 October 1965. The occasion was a tour from Manchester Exchange to Paddington organised by the A4 Preservation Society.
Photograph © Mike Morant.

North Acton 1965
Southall 1965

Photo: B008. 60007 at Southall on 23 October 1965. The occasion was a tour from Manchester Exchange to Paddington organised by the A4 Preservation Society.
Photograph © Mike Morant.

Southall 1965
Southall 1965

Photo: B009. 60007 at Southall on 23 October 1965. The occasion was a tour from Manchester Exchange to Paddington organised by the A4 Preservation Society.
Photograph © Mike Morant.

Southall 1965

Photographs of 60007 in preservation:
from 1966 to 1999
from 2006 to 2008
from 2009 and 2010
from 2011 to 2013
from 2014 and 2015


Photographs of 60007 undergoing overhaul:
2015/17


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