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'West Riding Limited', LNER poster, 1938.

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from Mail Online

TravelMail gallery: vintage travel posters

Liverpool overhead railway. Vintage poster.

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Poster produced for London & North Eastern Railway (LNER) to promote the company's freight services in the industrial area of Hull, East Riding of Yorkshire. The poster shows an aerial view of the port at Hull. Artwork by Henry George Gawthorn (1879-1941), who started out as an architect but later turned to pictorial art. He wrote several books on poster design and publicity and produced posters for LNER.

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vintagehandsomemen: Interior of Rococo period Pullman car. late 1800s

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Vik had been trapped in that godforsaken cell for ages - god knows how long exactly. So, as he crept down the deserted corridors in search of another soul, even the tiny bulbs that hung lazily from the ceiling that dripped with mould stung his eyes. He blinked and blinked and blinked again, waiting for the dots to clear from his vision. That's when the lights went out.

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This makes me feel sad. A mighty giant- a rolling piece of mechanical genius that served well... left to rust in the elements. She should be in a Museum!!!!!!

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In the 1930s, the railroads introduced Streamlined Passenger trains to bring excitement and to lure passengers to back the rails, as the recent lowering of the prices of cars (Model T etc) had discouraged spending money on riding trains when a used car was quite affordable. / Steampunk Vehicles

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wonder if we could make a bridge like this over our stream ourselves...

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Poster 1983/4/3540 - Poster and Artwork collection online from the London Transport Museum

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