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Firth of Forth

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by GrahamT

There’s a sad story to this locomotive. On 5 June 1965 the fire blew back from the engine’s smokebox while it was hauling the Euston-Carlisle express passenger train through Winsford station at speed. The driver, Wally Oakes, was enveloped in flames, but stayed on board until he was able to bring the train to a halt, thus averting a major accident. Wally Oakes died from his burns a week later, and was posthumously awarded the George Cross for his heroism in bringing the train to a halt.

H 40.0 x W 50.0 x D 0.5 cm

  • Picture/Painting
  • Vehicles & Transport
  • Impressionism
  • Oil
  • Canvas Board


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