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Choose from 228 pictures in our Sleeper collection for your Wall Art or Photo Gift. Popular choices include Framed Prints, Canvas Prints, Posters and Jigsaw Puzzles. All professionally made for quick delivery.


'Scotland by the Night Scotsman', LNER poster, 1932 Featured Sleeper Print

'Scotland by the Night Scotsman', LNER poster, 1932

Poster produced by London & North Eastern Railway (LNER) to promote overnight rail services to Scotland by 'The Night Scotsman' locomotive. The poster advertises the first and third class sleepers available on the service which departed King's Cross London at 22.25. The poster shows a locomotive travelling along the tracts at night. Artwork by Robert Bartlett

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EyeUbiquitous_20108657 Featured Sleeper Print

EyeUbiquitous_20108657

Urban garden with pebble path and railway sleepers. Planting includes Helenium Indian Summer, Echinacea purpurea and Rudbeckia subtomentosa

© Edith Ulrich / Flowerphotos

Bamboo, Beauty In Nature, Bloom, Calm, Color, Colour, Combination Of Plants, Companion Planting, Contemporary, Creative, Daytime, England, English, Europe, European, Facing Forward, Facing Front, Flower, Flowering, Flowers, Foliage, Garden, Green, Greenery, Growing, Informal, Leaves, Mixed Colours, Modern, No One, Nobody, Open, Open Air, Orientation Horizontal, Out Of Doors, Outdoor, Outside, Palms, Pathway, Peaceful, Pebbles, Petals, Plant Combinations, Plants, Quiet, Restful, Serene, Stillness, Stone, Stones, Summertime, Tranquil, Urban Garden, Vegetation, View Front, Western

View of St Ives with the railway station in foreground. Around 1880 Featured Sleeper Print

View of St Ives with the railway station in foreground. Around 1880

The St Ives branch was opened on 1st June 1877, by the GWR as successors to the West Cornwall Railway. The stonework of the railway buildings still appears very fresh in this view, which cannot have been taken much later. A slightly different view of a similar date appears in the G.W.R. Journal Special Cornish Issue 1992. The permanent way consisted of 76 Ib bullhead rail in 35 Ib cast iron chairs on cross sleepers, and unlike the mixed gauge main line, was broad gauge only. The viaduct to the right of the picture had three openings of 40 feet and seven of 20 feet, wrought iron girders being carried on masonry piers. The curved station building has a certain Brunelian feel about it, even though completed some 18 years after his death. A small signal box is provided to operate the typical G.W.R. semaphore signal. Two coaches stand in the station, another further along, and what appears to be a saloon at the far end. All are in two colour livery. Goods waggons in the picture consist of about seven opens and three vans, the limited goods traffic being reflected by the small yard of only two short sidings in addition to the two lines through the station. There was also a small engine shed just out of shot to the right. at this date the pilchard industry was at its height, and boats appear everywhere, on the beach, under the viaduct, in front of houses, on the slope behind, and next to the signal box. The image was certainly taken before 1888 as the wooden pier is still in good condition and the quay has not yet been lengthened. Photographer: Edward Ashton

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