All Clear for the Guns on British Railways

Made:
1940
maker:
Leslie Carr

Painting, oils on canvas, Railway Executive Committee, "All Clear for the Guns on British Railways" by Leslie Carr, about 1940. Depicts two trains on parallel tracks. On the left is a passenger train, hauled by a green 4-6-0 locomotive numbered 1401, halted at a signal. At right is a black locomotive, numbered 2127, with a train of artillery pieces. In the centre are two permanent way workers, and a sleeper lying on the ground. Original artwork for a Railway Executive Committee poster. Unframed.

Details

Category:
Pictorial Collection (Railway)
Object Number:
1994-8794
type:
painting
credit:
British Rail, Clapham
status:
Permanent collection

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