Picture Past: The Great Age of Steam

There was a time when our towns and cities were filled with the smells and sounds of steam locomotion.

Monday, 21st March 2016, 3:25 pm
Updated Monday, 21st March 2016, 4:49 pm
Flying Scotsman leaving Leeds station in 1956

Thousands of us travelled every day by train and every place from the biggest cities to the smallest villages had some sort of a station.

In this picture gallery we take a peek back at those steel monsters that thundered along our Yorkshire rail tracks, pulling carriage loads of working people and ferrying the materials that made our region such a vital part of the industry of the nation.

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Flying Scotsman leaving Leeds station in 1956

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Flying Scotsman leaving Leeds station in 1956