Film: 11054

Railways | 1920 | Silent | B/W


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The locomotive King Arthur of the Southern Railway 1920's

" Then comes the day when brilliant and glossy the giant leaves the shed. "
A small engine is outside. The larger ' King Arthur ' No 454 emerges from the shed with wheels shining leaving a solitary man in cap behind looking on. The locomotive with steam billowing moves on slowly. (fades out)
(fades in) " Two older engines (loco 453 and ?) are no match for this master King Arthur type ". Several men look on when steam suddenly engulfs the area they are standing. The large locomotive pushes bumper to bumper against two smaller trains. The wheels slip for some time and the locomotives are pushed backwards down the track (fades out).

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