Saturday, 13 July 2013

Dwight and Nigel


Last but not least the two A4s named after individuals. Originally called Golden Shuttle, Dwight D Eisenhower was re-named after the 2nd World War Supreme Commander of Allied Forces in Europe. Usually to be found in the National Railroad Museum in Wisconsin she, like Dominion of Canada, has made the transatlantic journey to be with her sister locomotives for Mallard's 75th anniversary.
Sir Nigel Gresley is named after the designer of these iconic (not a word I use lightly!) steam engines as she was the 100th Gresley Pacific locomotive to be built.

2 comments:

  1. Thanks for showing us all these streamline beauties, Deb!

    ReplyDelete

Thank you for taking the time to leave a comment on my blog. All comments are read, and I will try to answer any blog related questions.

Related Posts Plugin for WordPress, Blogger...