Railroading in England

Photos and text by Roy Blanchard

Locomotive Cab, Natkional Railway Museum, York

One look at the interior appointments and you get a very good idea why the English called their smaller locomotives "teapots." Every fitting seems hand-made as if to go on just this one locomotive. But I have to wonder how spotless it was after a few days shunting wagons in a goods yard.

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