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King George V Collection

Background imageKing George V Collection: No. 6000, King George V

No. 6000, King George V
4-6-0 King Class locomotive, built 1927. Now in preservation

Background imageKing George V Collection: Railway Queen Mabel Kitson on King George V at Swindon, 1928

Railway Queen Mabel Kitson on King George V at Swindon, 1928
Railway Queen Mabel Kitson, photographed on the running board of GWR locomotive King George V, at Swindon Works in 1928. Mabel became Railway Queen in 1927, aged 15

Background imageKing George V Collection: King George V with a Borough of Swindon headboard, 1974

King George V with a Borough of Swindon headboard, 1974

Background imageKing George V Collection: Queen Mary on the footplate of No 4082 Windsor Castle, 1924

Queen Mary on the footplate of No 4082 Windsor Castle, 1924
King George V and Queen Mary visited Swindon Works in April 1924. They arrived and departed on Windsor Castle. Charles Collett (Chief Mechanical Engineer) can be seen leaning out of the cab

Background imageKing George V Collection: King George V at Plymouth, c1930s

King George V at Plymouth, c1930s
King class locomotive number 6000, King George V, can be seen here at the GWRs Millbay Docks in Plymouth. It is seen alongside a Western Nation bus

Background imageKing George V Collection: King George V and an Intercity 125 at Paddington Station, 1971

King George V and an Intercity 125 at Paddington Station, 1971
An image where two eras of the railway meet; the King George V locomotive and an Intercity 125 are seen here at Paddington Station, London in 1971

Background imageKing George V Collection: King George V entering the cab of No 4082 Windsor Castle, 1924

King George V entering the cab of No 4082 Windsor Castle, 1924
King George V and Queen Mary visited Swindon Works in April 1924. They arrived and departed on Windsor Castle

Background imageKing George V Collection: King George V and Queen Mary on the footplate of Windsor Castle

King George V and Queen Mary on the footplate of Windsor Castle
King George V and Queen Mary on the footplate of locomotive No.4082 Windsor Castle during their visit to Swindon Works in April 1924

Background imageKing George V Collection: King George V at Twyford East Signal Box, 1940

King George V at Twyford East Signal Box, 1940

Background imageKing George V Collection: King George V and Queen Mary on the footplate of Windsor Castle during their visit to Swindon Works

King George V and Queen Mary on the footplate of Windsor Castle during their visit to Swindon Works
April 28th 1924

Background imageKing George V Collection: King Geoge V outside the old Swindon Railway Museum, March 1992

King Geoge V outside the old Swindon Railway Museum, March 1992
Seen here on a low loader awaiting delivery to the Museum

Background imageKing George V Collection: King George V and Queen Mary on the footplate of Windsor Castle

King George V and Queen Mary on the footplate of Windsor Castle
King George V and Queen Mary on the footplate of locomotive No.4082 Windsor Castle during their visit to Swindon Works in April 1924

Background imageKing George V Collection: Former Railway Queen, Mabel Kitson

Former Railway Queen, Mabel Kitson
Former Railway Queen Mabel Kitson is pictured here in October 1971 with King Class locomotive, King George V. She was in Hereford for the H.P Bulmer's return to steam tour

Background imageKing George V Collection: King George V and North Star on board the SS Chicago City, 1927

King George V and North Star on board the SS Chicago City, 1927
King George V and North Star undercover and tethered on the SS Chicago City, for their transportation to the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad Centenary celebrations in America in 1927

Background imageKing George V Collection: King George V at Cardiff Docks, 1927

King George V at Cardiff Docks, 1927
King George Vs boiler being craned at Cardiff Docks, on its way to the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad Centenary celebrations in America in 1927

Background imageKing George V Collection: King George V in America in 1927

King George V in America in 1927
King George V with the crew that travelled with the locomotive to the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad Centenary celebrations in America in 1927

Background imageKing George V Collection: King George V with its team in America, 1927

King George V with its team in America, 1927
King George V on static display at the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad centenary celebrations in America, in 1827. Standing in front of the locomotive is the crew

Background imageKing George V Collection: King George V, pre 1969

King George V, pre 1969

Background imageKing George V Collection: King George V at Swindon Works, 1979

King George V at Swindon Works, 1979

Background imageKing George V Collection: King George V crossing Usk Railway Bridge, Newport, 1977

King George V crossing Usk Railway Bridge, Newport, 1977

Background imageKing George V Collection: King George V, 1969

King George V, 1969

Background imageKing George V Collection: King George V at Birmingham Snow Hill Station, 1927

King George V at Birmingham Snow Hill Station, 1927
A view of locomotive no. 6000 King George V at Birmingham Snow Hill Station, 1927. The image shows the bell at the front of the loco and five railway men standing on the platform

Background imageKing George V Collection: King George V at Swindon Works, 1970s

King George V at Swindon Works, 1970s

Background imageKing George V Collection: King George V at Swindon Works, 1971, showing the double chimney

King George V at Swindon Works, 1971, showing the double chimney

Background imageKing George V Collection: Driver and Fireman on King George Vs footplate, 1950

Driver and Fireman on King George Vs footplate, 1950
Driver Sid Cannon and Fireman Wally Osbourne on the footplate of King George V at Chippenham in 1950

Background imageKing George V Collection: King George V at Plymouth North Road Station, 1931

King George V at Plymouth North Road Station, 1931

Background imageKing George V Collection: King Class engines under construction at Swindon Works, 1927

King Class engines under construction at Swindon Works, 1927

Background imageKing George V Collection: King George V, 1927

King George V, 1927

Background imageKing George V Collection: Windsor Castle hauling King George Vs funeral train, 1936

Windsor Castle hauling King George Vs funeral train, 1936
Locomotive no.4082 Windsor Castle, adorned with the Royal Coat of Arms, hauling George Vs funeral train from Paddington to Windsor in 1936


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