Young train spotter at station with the ghost train in background

Made:
1962-04-21 in United Kingdom
maker:
Unknown

'Young train spotter at station with the ghost train in background' A photograph entitled 'Young train spotter at station with the ghost train in background'

A photograph entitled 'Young train spotter at station with the ghost train in background', taken in April 1962 by an unknown photographer for the Daily Herald.

The train in the photograph is the D0260 'Lion', built in 1962 by the Birmingham Railway Carriage and Wagon Company. 13 year old Michael Spooner had spotted the 'ghost train' on its trial run from Birmingham to Shrewsbury.

Details

Category:
Photographs
Object Number:
1983-5236/12724
type:
photograph
taxonomy:
  • object genre
  • image
credit:
The Daily Herald Collection at the National Media Museum, Bradford
status:
Permanent collection

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