Wellington’s carriage

Resource Type: Image | Posted on 24th October 2011 by Liam Physick

One of the images donated to Metal by Eric Shenton. Here we see the Northumbrian pulling the Duke of Wellington’s carriage on the opening day of the Liverpool and Manchester Railway. It was as a result of walking towards this coach to shake hands with Wellington that William Huskisson was fatally struck by the Rocket

Wellington’s carriage

Tagged under: liverpool and manchester railway, eric shenton, coaches, carriages, william huskisson, northumbrian

Categorised under: The Station & Railway Pioneers

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