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Tornado. 4-2-2 Rover class locomotive. Built 1888. Rebuild of Iron Duke class

Tornado. 4-2-2 Rover class locomotive. Built 1888. Rebuild of Iron Duke class


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Filename: LPC 1a 047.jpg

Size: 2111 x 1284 (281KB)

Date: 2nd October 2007

Source: STEAM Museum of the GWR

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Tornado. 4-2-2 Rover class locomotive. Built 1888. Rebuild of Iron Duke class

STEAM - Museum of the Great Western Railway

Media ID 564585

© STEAM Picture Library 2007 - All Rights Reserved

4 2 2 B Road Rover Tornado


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This print showcases the awe-inspiring Tornado, a remarkable 4-2-2 Rover class locomotive that was built in 1888. A true testament to engineering prowess, this magnificent machine stands as a proud symbol of the Iron Duke class rebuild. The image captures the essence of power and elegance as Tornado majestically steams along its tracks. Its sleek design and intricate details are beautifully preserved, allowing us to appreciate the craftsmanship that went into its creation over a century ago. Displayed at the STEAM Museum of the GWR (Great Western Railway), this print transports us back in time to an era when steam locomotives ruled the railways. It serves as a reminder of our rich industrial heritage and pays homage to those who dedicated their skills and expertise towards pushing boundaries in transportation technology. As we gaze upon this historic masterpiece, we can almost hear the rhythmic chugging sound echoing through time, envisioning how it once connected communities and fueled progress across vast landscapes. The Tornado represents not only an extraordinary feat of engineering but also embodies resilience and innovation. Whether you're an avid railway enthusiast or simply captivated by history's marvels, this print is sure to evoke admiration for one of Britain's most iconic locomotives – a true icon standing tall amidst generations past and present.

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