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Date modified18-Feb-19 20:12
E853 1929 Orpington

E853 1929 Orpington

In what is possiby one of the finest photos taken of a Lord Nelson 4-6-0, No.E853 Sir Richard Grenville passes Orpington with the first part of the 2.0pm Victoria-Dover Marine boat train in 1929 when the engine was coupled to a 4,000 gallon six-wheeled tender which it had from new until February 1930. R.H.N.Hardy thinks the fireman looking out is the young Sammy Gingell.
Photo: F.R. Hebron/Rail Archive Stephenson