LNER high pressure compound No. 10,000 ‘Hush-Hush’

© Phil Copleston London & North Eastern Railway Class W1 four-cylinder compound No. 10,000 known as the “Hush-Hush” loco, photographed in the early 1930s. Designed by that railway’s Chief Mechanical Engineer, Nigel Gresley, as an experimental steam locomotive, its purpose was … Continue reading