Grace's Guide To British Industrial History

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Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 149,921 pages of information and 235,419 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.

Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 147,919 pages of information and 233,587 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.

Locomotive: Lord of the Isles

From Graces Guide
1846. The Lord of the Isles engine for the Great Western Railway.
1851. The Lord of the Isles as shown at The Edinburgh Exhibition.

A steam locomotive designed by Daniel Gooch for the Great Western Railway, one of of the Iron Duke class.

Before entering service was named Charles Russell in honour of a GWR director

1851 exhibited at the Great Exhibition in London.

1852 Whilst hauling the director's inspection train from Paddington to Birmingham, involved in a collision at Aynho railway station.

1884 Withdrawn from service and stored at Swindon railway works until 1906.

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