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King George V at Swindon Works, 1979

King George V at Swindon Works, 1979


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Size: 3160 x 2288 (1.4MB)

Date: 7th February 2017

Source: STEAM Museum of the GWR

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King George V at Swindon Works, 1979

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King Class King George V Swindon Works


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King George V at Swindon Works, 1979 - A Majestic Encounter with History

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. Step back in time and immerse yourself in the grandeur of a bygone era with this print from the STEAM Museum of the GWR. Capturing a momentous occasion in 1979, we witness King George V, one of the iconic 'King Class' locomotives, standing proudly amidst the historic Swindon Works. As you gaze upon this remarkable image, you can almost feel the power emanating from this magnificent steam engine. The meticulous craftsmanship and attention to detail that went into its creation are evident as every inch exudes regal splendor. The gleaming black exterior contrasts beautifully against the industrial backdrop of Swindon Works, creating an awe-inspiring sight. This photograph not only showcases a stunning piece of engineering but also symbolizes an important part of British history. It serves as a reminder of our nation's rich railway heritage and how these mighty locomotives played an integral role in shaping our past. Transporting us back to a time when steam ruled supreme, this print invites us to marvel at both its technical prowess and aesthetic beauty. Whether you are a train enthusiast or simply appreciate historical artifacts, "King George V at Swindon Works" is sure to captivate your imagination and ignite your curiosity about our country's fascinating railway legacy. Display it proudly on your wall or gift it to someone who shares your passion for all things trains –

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