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United Kingdom Gallery

Available as Framed Prints, Photos, Wall Art and Gift Items

Choose from 55 pictures in our United Kingdom collection for your Wall Art or Photo Gift. Popular choices include Framed Prints, Canvas Prints, Posters and Jigsaw Puzzles. All professionally made for quick delivery.


Patrolling the permanent way, Manningtree, Essex, May 1948 Featured Print

Patrolling the permanent way, Manningtree, Essex, May 1948

A ganger patrolling the permanent way, Manningtree, Essex, May 1948. Maintanence of the permanent way was essential for the safe running of the railway. The ganger checks the sleepers, the fastenings of the chairs holding the rails, the tightness of fishplates and the size of the gap between the rails. He carries a hammer for knocking in loose keys securing the rails in their chairs. Photographer Cyril Herbert was one of the few enthusiasts who produced studies of railwaymen. Herbert worked on the railway himself and took this photograph while on duty.

Four crew members enjoying a break, 1950 Featured Print

Four crew members enjoying a break, 1950

Four crew members of an engineer's train enjoy a break near Glenfinnan on the West Highland extension line between Fort William and Mallaig, 13 August 1950. The locomotive in the background is a class K2 2-6-0 No 61786 built by the London and North Eastern Railway for use on the West Highland lines where its power was needed on the difficult gradients. The steam crane is being used to unload concrete drainage pipes. The bicycle belongs to the photographer, Reverend Arthur Cawston, who was taking a cycling holiday.

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Steel foundry, 1919 Featured Print

Steel foundry, 1919

This scene shows the furnace being tapped in the steel foundry at the Lancashire and Yorkshire Railway's (LYR) Horwich works in August 1919. The railway companies preferred to be self-sufficient and their works encompassed the compete range of manufacturing processes. Even relatively small companies, like the LYR, had their own foundries.

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