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King George V at Cardiff Docks, 1927

King George V at Cardiff Docks, 1927


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Filename: KGV boiler at cardiff docks.jpg

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Date: 16th February 2017

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King George V at Cardiff Docks, 1927

King George Vs boiler being craned at Cardiff Docks, on its way to the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad Centenary celebrations in America in 1927

STEAM - Museum of the Great Western Railway

Media ID 13757591

Boiler Cardiff Crane Docks King George V


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Captured in this historic print from 1927, we witness a momentous occasion at Cardiff Docks as King George V's majestic boiler is delicately lifted by a towering crane. This remarkable spectacle marked the beginning of an extraordinary journey across the Atlantic, destined for the grand Baltimore and Ohio Railroad Centenary celebrations in America. The image showcases not only the sheer magnitude of King George V's boiler but also highlights the intricate engineering prowess that went into its transportation. The colossal crane stands tall against the backdrop of bustling Cardiff Docks, symbolizing both industrial might and human ingenuity. As steam billows from its mighty form, one cannot help but marvel at the significance of this event. It represents a powerful connection between nations - bridging continents through shared technological advancements and celebrating a century of progress within rail transport. This photograph serves as a testament to King George V's reign and his commitment to fostering international relations through innovation. It encapsulates an era when steam power reigned supreme, propelling societies forward with unprecedented speed and efficiency. Preserved within STEAM Museum of GWR, this print invites us to reflect upon our rich industrial heritage while reminding us that even monumental achievements require collaboration and unity on a global scale.

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