Model Loco at Auction

Photo: Bonhams

The Hawthorn Leslie 2-2-2 model with no boiler mentioned in the post dated 4 February failed to reach its reserve price of £2,000. However the model of the Trevithick 1805 Gateshead loco sold for £3,200.

Did You Know?

In World War One, 18,339 employees of the NER (just over one third of the workforce) were released for military service. Sadly, 2,236 of them died. They are commemorated on the memorial on Station Approach, York, designed by architect Sir Edwin Lutyens and dedicated in 1924.