Liverpool and Manchester Railway opening day

Resource Type: Image | Posted on 5th December 2011 by Liam Physick

This is an artist’s impression of the opening day of the Liverpool and Manchester Railway. The Moorish Arch features prominently here, with large crowds of people waving flags and bowler hats. Below, five locomotives can be seen: the one on the left of the picture appears to be the Northumbrian, the one in the centre the Rocket, while the other three cannot be identified

Liverpool and Manchester Railway opening day

Tagged under: steam locomotives, liverpool and manchester railway, tender locomotives, rocket, moorish arch, northumbrian

Categorised under: The Station & Railway Pioneers

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