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American loco in blizzard (art plate) - 4

Antofagasta & Bolivia Railway

2-8-4 tank loco - 10

International Train leaving Antofagasta - 10

Atchison Topeka & Santa Fe Railway

The “Chief” (double headed) - 9

Austria, Norris 2-4-0 loco - 5


Bagnall 0-4-0 diesel loco for India - 10

Blenkinsop’s Locomotive - 2

Bombay Baroda & Central India Railway

2-4-0 “Crewe” type (1856) - 5

Bugatti Express (PLM Railway) - 2

Bugatti Express (controls) - 3

Bugatti Express (side view and drawing) - 3

Bury 2-2-2 (1832) - 5


Canadian National Railways

0-6-0 Loco - 3

4-8-4 loco No. 6026 - 7

4-8-4 loco No. 6146 - 8

Diesel-electric locomotive - 10

Washing a loco (No.6147, art plate) - 7

Canadian Pacific Railway

2-10-4 loco (No.5903, colour plate) - 6

2-10-4 loco (No.8000) - 5

4-4-0 (of 1876) - 2

4-8-4 express loco - 4

Contractor’s Loco - 3

Powerful Canadian loco (head on) - 8

Train on Lethbridge Viaduct - 3

“Trans-Canada Ltd” (at Field, British

Columbia) - 4

“Trans-Canada Ltd” (double-headed, at

Kicking-Horse Pass) - 5

“Trans-Canada Ltd” (in Kicking-Horse

Pass) - 5

“Trans-Canada Ltd” (near Revelstoke,

British Columbia) - 5

Central Railway of Peru

Double-headed freight crossing Challape

Bridge - 10

Loco crossing Challape Bridge - 10

Loco on the Cacray Zigzag - 10

Tank loco on train between Ticlio and

Morococha - 10

Crampton 2-2-2, for France (1849) - 5


Danish State Railways

Train leaving ferry - 10


Florida East Coast Railway

Express train (at Miami) - 4

Express train (crossing Knight’s Key

Bridge) - 4

“Havana Special Express” on Long Key

viaduct - 4

”Flying Hamburger” - 2

“Flying Hamburger” (in Hamburg Station) - 6

“Flying Hamburger” (front end) - 6

“Flying Hamburger” (rounding curve) - 6

“Flying Hamburger”  (from side) - 2, 6

“Flying Lubecker” (in Hamburg Station) - 6

France’s first locomotive - 5

French State Railways

Bugatti petrol-driven rail-car - 3

Bugatti petrol-driven rail-car (controls) - 3

Bugatti petrol-driven rail-car (diagram) - 3

Micheline motor-coach - 3

Renault 8-wheel motor-coach - 3

Renault streamlined express train - 3


German miniature railway (Munich) - 7

German State Railways

“Flying Hamburger” (in Hamburg Station)

- 6

“Flying Hamburger” (front end) - 6

“Flying Hamburger” (rounding curve) - 6

“Flying Hamburger”  (from side) - 2, 6

“Flying Lubecker” (in Hamburg Station)

- 6

Giant German loco (head on) - 8

Loco shunting onto train ferry - 10

Great Northern Railway

Stirling Single No.1 - 6

Great Northern Railway of America

Electric loco and train - 2

Great Western Railway

Broad gauge train at full speed - 9

“Caerphilly Castle” - 1

“Centaur” (1841) - 9

“City of Truro” - 1

“Convertible” loco No.14 - 9

“Cornish Riviera Express” (near Dawlish)

 - 1

Diesel rail-car - 2

“Duke of Connaught” - 1

“Hirondelle” (1848) - 5

“King” Class (fitting wheels) - 1

“King” Class (under construction) - 1

“King George V” - 1

“King George V” (colour frontispiece) - 1

“King George V” (colour plate) - 9

“King George V” (head on) - 8

Last broad gauge train leaving Paddington

 - 9

Loco cab - 9

“Lord of the Isles” - 1

“North Star” - 1

“Pyracmon” (1847) - 5

Seven “Kings” outside shed - 9

Train leaving the Severn Tunnel - 9

View from cab - 9

“Vulcan” (1837) - 9


“Hirondelle” (GWR, 1848) - 5

Hudswell Clarke 0-4-0 diesel loco - 10

Hudswell Clarke 2-6-2 diesel loco for Chile - 10


Japanese State Railways

2-8-2 “Mikado” loco - 7

Electric locomotive - 7

Electric trains - 7

“Pacific” hauling an express - 7

Jungfrau Railway

Kleine Scheidegg Station (with train) - 1

Train emerging from tunnel - 1


Kenya & Uganda Railway

2-8-4 loco (metre-gauge) - 5

4-8-2+2-8-4 articulated engine - 7

Killingworth Locomotive - 2


“Liverpool” (1831) - 5

Liverpool & Manchester Railway

“Liverpool” (1831) - 5

“Northumbrian” - 5

“Rocket” - 2

“Rocket” (original) - 5

“Rocket” (sectional model) - 5

“Locomotion” - 2

London & Birmingham Railway

Bury 2-2-2 (1832) - 5

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London & North Eastern Railway

“Cock o’ the North” (at Vitry) - 7

“Cock o’ the North” (Reid Atlantic) - 1

“Earl Marischal” (being cleaned) - 9

“Flying Scotsman” (No. 4472) - 6

“Flying Scotsman” (& “Heracles” aircraft)

 - 1

“Flying Scotsman” (at speed) - 6

“Flying Scotsman” (on Royal Border

 Bridge) - 6

“Flying Scotsman” (picking up water at

 speed) - 1

Locomotives at King’s Cross - 6

Locomotives leaving King’s Cross - 1

No. 153 leaving tunnel (cover) - 5

Pacific locomotive undergoing tests - 7

View from cab - 9

London Passenger Transport Board

Dead man’s handle - 4

Tube train (driver using telephone) - 4

London Midland & Scottish Railway

"Grenadier Guardsman" No. 6110 (cover)

 - 8

"Highland Light Infantry" No. 6121 (cover)

 - 6

“Princess Elizabeth” - 2

“Princess Royal” (cover) - 1

“Royal Engineer” - 2

“Royal Scot” (at St John’s Quebec) - 2

“Royal Scot” (train, at Bushey) - 2

Tank loco being oiled (cover) - 10

Three locos in Willesden shed - 9


Micheline motor-coach - 3

Miniature “Atlantic” loco, Tewkesbury - 7

Miniature railway, Broome, near Stourbridge - 7

Miniature railway, Southsea - 8

Miniature railway loco, Crewe - 8

Miniature railway loco, West Melbourne - 8

Mount Pilatus Railway - 1

Steepest slope, with train- 1


New York Central Railway

4-6-4 “Hudson” No. 5271 (cover) - 9

New Zealand Railway

4-8-4 “K” Class - 5

4-8-4 “K” Class - 9

“Daylight Express” (on Makatote Viaduct)

 - 9

“Daylight Limited” (on Manganui-O-teo

 Viaduct) - 5

Loco with brake air-pump - 8

One train, five engines, hauling Royal Train

- 8

Train (crossing Waikato Viaduct) - 5

Train (double-headed for severe gradients)

 - 9

Train (leaving Wellington) - 9

Northern Pacific Railroad

2-8-8-4 loco (world’s largest) 5

Northern Railway of France

2-8-2 Heavy goods tank engine - 5

Crampton 2-2-2 (1849) - 5

Diesel-electric express train - 3

“Super-Pacific” four-cylinder compound

loco - 8

Norris 2-4-0 loco for Austria - 5

“Northumbrian” - 5

“Novelty” - 2, 5


Pennsylvania Railroad

4-8-2 loco - 5

“Perseverance” (1829) - 2

PLM Railway

Bugatti Express (PLM Railway) - 2

Bugatti Express (controls) - 3

Bugatti Express (side view and drawing)

 - 3

Post Office Railway

battery loco - 10

car depot at Mount Pleasant - 10

loading train - 10

Mount Pleasant Junction - 10

shunting safely - 10

wagon with motor - 10

“Puffing Billy” - 2

“Pyracmon” - 5


Ravenglass & Eskdale Railway

Double-headed train - 7

“River Esk” loco - 7

Train near Prospect Point - 7

Renault 8-wheel motor-coach - 3

Renault streamlined express train - 3

“Rocket” - 2

“Rocket” (original) - 5

“Rocket” (sectional model) - 5

Romney Hythe & Dymchurch Railway

Crossing a bridge - 8

Littlestone-on-Sea halt, with train - 7

Preparing locomotives - 7

Train emerging from overbridge - 7


“Sans Pareil” - 2


South African Railways

“15 CA” Class 4-8-2 - 3

“Union Ltd” - 3

“Union Ltd” (in Hex River Pass)- 3

“Union Ltd” (in Johannesburg)- 3

“Union Ltd” (in Tulbagh Kloof)- 3

Southern Pacific Railroad

4-8-8-2 oil-burner (No. 4133) - 5

Train ferry (fully loaded) - 10

Southern Railway

“Atlantic” loco from cab (cover) - 7

“Brighton Belle” - 6

Electric train on London-Reigate route - 5

“Howard of Effingham” hauling “Golden Arrow” - 8

“Lord Duncan” hauling the “Golden Arrow”

- 8

“Lord Nelson” hauling the “Golden Arrow”

- 8

Stephenson’s Killingworth Locomotive - 2

Stockton & Darlington Railway

“Locomotion” - 2

Sudan Railway

Steam loco at Khartoum Station - 6

Sudan Railway express - 7

Swiss Federal Railways

Electric train (emerging from St Gothard

 Tunnel) - 5

Electric train (near Giornico Station) -5

Electric train (on Kerstelenbach Viaduct)

- 5

Electric train (passing Bellinzona) - 5

Electric train in snow drift - 3


Tonopath & Tidewater Railroad

Diesel-electric loco - 3

Water train (steam hauled) - 3


Union Pacific Railroad

Streamlined express (cab) - 2

Streamlined express (colour plate) - 2

Streamlined express (cover) - 2

Streamlined express (head on) - 8

Streamlined express (nose) - 2

Streamlined express (night lights) - 1

Streamlined express (plan of train) - 1

Streamlined express (record run) - 1


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