Flying Scotsman makes new record

PART OF:
The photographic library of the 'Daily Herald' newspaper
Made:
18 July 1932 in London
maker:
James Jarché
Glass quarter-plate negative, no. A7972 Glass quarter-plate negative, no. A7972

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Glass quarter-plate negative, no. A7972
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Glass quarter-plate negative, no. A7972
Science Museum Group
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum

Glass quarter-plate negative, no. A7972. Photograph by James Jarché for a Daily Herald assignment called "Flying Scotsman makes new record". Image shows Mr. Ashton Davies, new chief commercial manager H.M.S. congratulating the driver of the famous locomotive at Euston Station, London.

Published in the Daily Herald newspaper, 19 July 1932: "The Flying Scotsman (L.N.E.R. London-Edinburgh) made the longest non-stop run in the world -- 392 1/2 miles in 7 hours 26 minutes -- 45 minutes better than her old schedule."

Details

Category:
Photographs
Collection:
Daily Herald Archive
Object Number:
1983-5236/31810
Materials:
glass
Measurements:
overall: 100 mm x 145 mm
type:
negative - photographic
credit:
Daily Herald Archive, National Science and Media Museum