Flying scotsman

Discover the timeless beauty of the Flying Scotsman, the legendary steam locomotive that has captured the hearts of train enthusiasts worldwide. Plan your journey and witness this iconic piece of history in action.
The Flying Scotsman - the world's most famous train - booklet issued by the LNER, 1925 - cover by H G Gawthorn by mikeyashworth, via Flickr Old Posters, Train Posters, Railway Posters, Vintage Travel Posters, Deco Poster, Poster Ads, Advertising Poster, Vintage Advertisements, Vintage Ads

As early as 1925 the London & North Eastern Railway were cannily marketing both the locomotive Flying Scotsman (4472) and the named train service - it certainly probably was a contender for the confident assumption that it was the most famous train in the world. The cover artwork is very potent - worked up by Harry Gawthorn, a well-known commercial artist who also did many posters for the company.

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