York apprentices model train - North Eastern Railway

Made:
1870 in York
1975-8015_(0001)

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1975-8015_(0001)
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Model steam train, 1/8 scale, comprising model steam locomotive, North Eastern Railway 2-2-2 No.9, Jenny Lind type, wood; model railway carriage, North Eastern Railway 4-wheeled 2nd class, and North Eastern Railway 4-wheeled `birdcage' parcel brake van, reputedly made at the Railway Carriage Shops at York and is said to have been carried in procession round the City by railwaymen to celebrate the inauguration of a nine-hour working day which came into force in 1872.

Details

Category:
Railway Models
Object Number:
1975-8015
Measurements:
overall (loco): 515 mm x 880 mm x 270 mm,
overall (tender): 350 mm x 770 mm x 280 mm,
type:
model train and model train and
credit:
British Railway Board