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Tender Gallery

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Choose from 6 pictures in our Tender collection for your Wall Art or Photo Gift. All professionally made for Quick Shipping.


GWR Plymouth Millbay Docks, c1920s
GWR Plymouth Millbay Docks, c1920s
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Dean Goods locomotive no 2463
Dean Goods locomotive no 2463
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Great Western Tender, No. W84, formerly No. 2641, 1941
Great Western Tender, No. W84, formerly No. 2641, 1941
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Locomotive 4096, Highclere Castle with its wartime black out screen, c.1940
Locomotive 4096, Highclere Castle with its wartime black out screen, c.1940
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4000 gallon locomotive tender showing new lettering, February 1945
4000 gallon locomotive tender showing new lettering, February 1945
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Unloading the tender of King George V from the ship at Baltimore, 1927
Unloading the tender of King George V from the ship at Baltimore, 1927
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Locomotive 4096, Highclere Castle with its wartime black out screen, c.1940 Featured Print

Locomotive 4096, Highclere Castle with its wartime black out screen, c.1940

A train speeding through the countryside at night was a prime target for the German Luftwaffe. The glow from the locomotive firebox and light from the carriages made a train all too visible to the enemy. One of the blackout measures introduced by the GWR was the anti-glare screen. This image of Castle Class locomotive, Highclere Castle, shows an anti-glare screen attached to the cab roof and tender. During daylight the screen could be rolled back and, should an air raid be called, it could be quickly pulled back over the cab. This screen only covered the roof of the cab, but some screens covered the sides too