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Photographic Print : Sultan. 4-2-2 Broad Gauge locomotive built 1876. Rover class

Sultan. 4-2-2 Broad Gauge locomotive built 1876. Rover class




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Sultan. 4-2-2 Broad Gauge locomotive built 1876. Rover class

STEAM - Museum of the Great Western Railway

Media ID 413694

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4 2 2 Broad Gauge Rover


11"x8.5" Photo Print

Introducing the captivating Sultan photographic print from Media Storehouse's extensive collection, showcasing the iconic 4-2-2 Broad Gauge locomotive built in 1876. This stunning Rover class steam engine, affectionately named Sultan, is a true masterpiece of engineering history, as displayed at the STEAM Museum of the GWR. Our high-quality print brings the intricate details of Sultan's majestic design to life, transporting you back in time to the golden age of rail travel. Perfect for railway enthusiasts, history buffs, or anyone who appreciates the beauty of engineering, this Sultan photographic print is an essential addition to your home or office d├ęcor. Order yours today and let the magic of steam transport unfold before your eyes.

Photo prints are produced on Kodak professional photo paper resulting in timeless and breath-taking prints which are also ideal for framing. The colors produced are rich and vivid, with accurate blacks and pristine whites, resulting in prints that are truly timeless and magnificent. Whether you're looking to display your prints in your home, office, or gallery, our range of photographic prints are sure to impress. Dimensions refers to the size of the paper in inches.

Our Photo Prints are in a large range of sizes and are printed on Archival Quality Paper for excellent colour reproduction and longevity. They are ideal for framing (our Framed Prints use these) at a reasonable cost. Alternatives include cheaper Poster Prints and higher quality Fine Art Paper, the choice of which is largely dependant on your budget.

Estimated Image Size (if not cropped) is 27.9cm x 18.9cm (11" x 7.4")

Estimated Product Size is 27.9cm x 21.6cm (11" x 8.5")

These are individually made so all sizes are approximate

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


EDITORS COMMENTS
This stunning photograph captures the majestic presence of a Sultan Class 4-2-2 Broad Gauge locomotive, built in 1876 at Swindon Works for the Great Western Railway (GWR). Named after the powerful rulers of the Islamic world, the Sultan Class was part of an innovative series of locomotives designed by George Armstrong and Daniel Gooch to improve the efficiency and power of the GWR's broad gauge railway network. The Sultan Class locomotives were unique in their design, featuring a 4-2-2 wheel arrangement, which provided excellent traction and maneuverability. The broad gauge track, at 7 ft 0 in (2,134 mm), was wider than the standard gauge used by most other railways in the UK, allowing for greater stability and load-carrying capacity. This particular locomotive, with its intricate details and elegant lines, is a testament to the engineering prowess of the GWR during the late Victorian era. The Sultan Class locomotives were known for their impressive performance, able to pull heavy trains up steep gradients with ease. The broad gauge network they served extended from Bristol to Swansea, and later to South Wales, providing vital transportation links for the region's industries and communities. The photograph, taken at the STEAM Museum of the Great Western Railway, offers a glimpse into the past, transporting us back to a time when steam power ruled the rails and the Sultan Class locomotives were the epitome of engineering excellence. The museum, located in Swindon, Wiltshire, is a must-visit destination for railway enthusiasts and history buffs alike, preserving the rich heritage of the Great Western Railway and its iconic locomotives, including this magnificent Sultan Class 4-2-2 Broad Gauge locomotive.

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