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North Star, 1925




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North Star, 1925

2-2-2 broad gauge locomotive

STEAM - Museum of the Great Western Railway

Media ID 407448

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2 2 2 B Road North Star


18x24 inch Poster Print

Introducing the "North Star, 1925" poster print from our Media Storehouse collection, showcasing a captivating image of a 2-2-2 broad gauge locomotive from the STEAM Museum of the Great Western Railway. This vintage poster is a tribute to the golden age of steam railways, transporting you back in time to an era of engineering marvels and transport innovation. The intricate details of the locomotive are beautifully captured, making this poster a must-have for railway enthusiasts and history buffs alike. Add a touch of nostalgia to your home or office with this stunning and authentic representation of railway history.

Poster prints are budget friendly enlarged prints in standard poster paper sizes. Printed on 150 gsm Matte Paper for a natural feel and supplied rolled in a tube. Great for framing and should last many years. To clean wipe with a microfiber, non-abrasive cloth or napkin. Our Archival Quality Photo Prints and Fine Art Paper Prints are printed on higher quality paper and the choice of which largely depends on your budget.

Poster prints are budget friendly enlarged prints in standard poster paper sizes (A0, A1, A2, A3 etc). Whilst poster paper is sometimes thinner and less durable than our other paper types, they are still ok for framing and should last many years. Our Archival Quality Photo Prints and Fine Art Paper Prints are printed on higher quality paper and the choice of which largely depends on your budget.

Estimated Product Size is 61.6cm x 46.3cm (24.3" x 18.2")

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.


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EDITORS COMMENTS
This photograph captures the essence of railway history with the iconic North Star 2-2-2 broad gauge locomotive, built in 1925, taking center stage. The North Star, a name given due to its distinctive headlight, was one of the last broad gauge locomotives built for the Great Western Railway (GWR) in the United Kingdom. Broad gauge, with a track width of 7 ft 0 in (2,134 mm), was the standard gauge used by the GWR before its conversion to the standard gauge of 4 ft 8½ in (1,435 mm) in the late 1890s. The North Star, with its impressive dimensions, showcases the engineering prowess of the era. Its powerful 2-2-2 wheel arrangement, consisting of two leading and two trailing wheels on each axle, allowed for excellent traction and maneuverability on the broad gauge tracks. The photograph, taken on a b road in an unspecified location, presents a serene yet dynamic scene. The North Star, adorned with its gleaming brasswork and intricate detailing, stands proudly against the backdrop of a quaint English countryside. The steam billowing from its chimney adds a sense of energy and movement, while the surrounding trees and foliage provide a picturesque contrast. This photograph is a testament to the romance and allure of the steam age, a time when the railway was a marvel of human innovation and engineering. It serves as a reminder of the rich railway history that the Steam Museum of the GWR preserves and celebrates, ensuring that the stories and memories of the past are not lost to time.

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