First nationalised train from London to Manchester

Made:
01 January 1948
maker:
Roland Hicklin

Daily Herald Archive/Science Museum Group
© Mirrorpix

Daily Herald Archive/Science Museum Group
© Mirrorpix

Silver gelatin photographic print by Roland Hicklin for the Daily Herald. Caption on verso reads: First nationalised train from London Rd. Station Manchester pulls out bound for Euston. 53 yr old Mack Midgley of Hemsworth Rd. Gorton, driver of Royal Scott type engine 6145 awaits the signal from guard Frank Francis.

Details

Category:
Photographs
Object Number:
1983-5236/31278
Materials:
ink and paper (fibre product)
type:
photograph
taxonomy:
  • visual and verbal communication
  • photograph
  • object genre
  • image
credit:
Daily Herald Archive, National Science and Media Museum, Bradford