GWR 4073 Class No 4079 "Pendennis Castle" - The Castle Class 4-6-0 is one of the most celebrated locomotive types of the former Great Western Railway. The prototype, No.4073 ‘Caerphilly Castle’ rolled out of Swindon Works in August 1923, the first of a series that remained in production right up to 1950. No.4079 ‘Pendennis Castle’ was the seventh of 171 Castles built and was completed at Swindon in February 1924. Pendennis Castle's claim to fame dates from 1925 when the GWR lent the…
Devon. Great Western Railway Vintage Travel poster by Frank Newbould. 1939
"Devon" ( G.W.R. Great Western Railway) Poster by Frank Newbould, - This Poster, was produced in by Great Western Railway (GWR) to help promote rail travel to Devon. ~ Artist Frank Newbould () - Original Vintage Travel Poster.
Paddington station, circa 1900. The mainline station, designed by Isambard Kingdom Brunel, was built with private funds and owned by the Great Western Railway. It included a hotel, the Great Western Royal (now the Hilton London Paddington)