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Framed Print : No 6000 King George V in Swindon Works

No 6000 King George V in Swindon Works




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No 6000 King George V in Swindon Works

4-6-0 King class locomotive. Built 1927

STEAM - Museum of the Great Western Railway

Media ID 413745

© Steam Picture Library

King Swindon Works


12"x10" Modern Frame

Introducing the Media Storehouse Framed Print of "No. 6000 King George V" from the STEAM Museum of the Great Western Railway. This stunning framed print showcases the iconic 4-6-0 King class locomotive, built in 1927 at Swindon Works. With its rich history and classic design, this print is a must-have for any railway enthusiast or home decor. The high-quality print is expertly framed to preserve its vibrant colors and intricate details. Relive the golden age of steam railways with this beautiful addition to your collection.

10x8 Print in an MDF Wooden Frame with 180 gsm Satin Finish Paper. Glazed using shatter proof thin plexi glass. Frame thickness is 1 inch and depth 0.75 inch. Fluted cardboard backing held with clips. Supplied ready to hang with sawtooth hanger and rubber bumpers. Spot clean with a damp cloth. Packaged foam wrapped in a card.

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Estimated Image Size (if not cropped) is 25.4cm x 25.4cm (10" x 10")

Estimated Product Size is 30.5cm x 25.4cm (12" x 10")

These are individually made so all sizes are approximate

Artwork printed orientated as per the preview above, with landscape (horizontal) or portrait (vertical) orientation to match the source image.


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> Locomotives > Iconic > King George V

> Locomotives > Steam > Standard Gauge > King Class Locomotives

> Swindon Works


EDITORS COMMENTS
No. 6000 King George V" is a magnificent 4-6-0 King class steam locomotive, proudly displayed at the STEAM - Museum of the Great Western Railway in Swindon, Wiltshire, UK. This iconic locomotive was built at Swindon Works in 1927, a testament to the engineering prowess of the time. The King class locomotives, designed by George Churchward, were a significant advancement in steam locomotive technology. They were built to haul heavy express passenger trains on the Great Western Railway (GWR) network. No. 6000, named after King George V, is a prime example of this engineering marvel. The locomotive's exterior is adorned with intricate details, from the large, round belly tank to the elegant curves of the boiler and chimney. The number plate and nameplate, proudly bearing the monarch's name and the locomotive's number, add to its regal appearance. The interior of the locomotive is equally impressive. The cab is spacious and well-equipped, with a large firebox and a powerful boiler that could generate enough steam to propel the 100-tonne locomotive at speeds of up to 75 miles per hour. The engine room houses the massive pistons and connecting rods, which transfer the power from the steam to the wheels. No. 6000 King George V played an essential role in the GWR's history, pulling heavy express passenger trains across the network. It was retired from service in the late 1960s, but its legacy lives on at the STEAM Museum, where it serves as a reminder of the golden age of steam rail travel. Visitors to the museum can step back in time and experience the sights, sounds, and smells of a bygone era as they explore the exhibits, including No. 6000 King George V. The locomotive is a testament to the ingenuity and craftsmanship of the engineers who built it and the passion of the volunteers who keep its memory alive.

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