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Images Dated 2012 May

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Choose from 57 pictures in our Images Dated 2012 May 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. We are proud to offer this selection in partnership with West Sussex County Council.


Northiam on the Kent & East Sussex Railway c.1937 Featured May Print

Northiam on the Kent & East Sussex Railway c.1937

K&ESR Locomotive No.2 "Northiam" at Rolvenden with members of staff. The loco was built was built by R & W Hawthorn Leslie of Newcastle-on-Tyne in 1899 and became famous when she featured in the 1937 film "Oh Mr. Porter. The film starred Will Hay, Moore Marriott and Graham Moffatt and exterior scenes were shot on the Basingstoke & Alton Light Railway which at the time was being dismantled. For the film "Northiam" was renamed "Gladstone" and fitted with a taller chimney with a spiked top. No.2 was returned to the K&ESR in the same condition as received, without a spiked topped chimney and was withdrawn from service and sold in 1941
Ronald Shephard Collection
West Sussex Record Office Ref No: Shephard 1/28/4

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Inaugural train, on RHDR 5 August 1926 Featured May Print

Inaugural train, on RHDR 5 August 1926

The Duke of York at New Romney having driven the inaugural train on The Romney Hythe & Dymchurch Railway, hauled by "Northern Chief" from The Duke of York's bridge a distance of 1.5 miles from New Romney. Accompanying the Duke of York on the footplate is Capt.J.Howey, principal shareholder, whilst on the tender is Mr. H.N. Gresley, the C.M.E. of the London & North Eastern Railway. The line was officially opened on 16 July 1927.
Ronald Shephard Collection
West Sussex Record Office Ref No: Shephard 1/56/5

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Green Goddess arrives c.1926 Featured May Print

Green Goddess arrives c.1926

"Green Godess" being delivered to the RHDR at New Romney. This was the first of five pacific locomotive to be delivered to the Romney, Hythe & Dymchurch railway. They were designed by the Railway's Engineer, Henry Greenly and were similar in appearance to the LNER A1 Pacifics which had appeared five years earlier. The five locomtives were built by Davey Paxman of Colchester
Ronald Shephard Collection
West Sussex Record Office Ref No: Shephard 1/56/1

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