Flying Scotsman awaiting departure from King's Cross Station, London

RIBApix ref no RIBA15987
Artist/PhotographerSmith, Edwin (1912-1971)
CountryUK: England
CityLondon
Subject Date1957
Image Date1957
ViewTopographical
MediumPhotoprint
Library ReferenceESP/RLI/120 (ES884.1)
OrientationPortrait
Colour / B&W Black and white
Credit Edwin Smith / RIBA Collections
Notes NOTES: 'Alcazar', an LNER Class A1 60136, is seen awaiting departure on 'The Flying Scotsman' train for Edinburgh. It entered service in 1948 and was withdrawn in 1963. 'Sparrow Hawk', an LNER Class A4 60018, entered service in 1937 and was withdrawn in 1963.

Subject tags

railway stations, nostalgia, trains