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Nigel Gresley

Francis Allen St John Brown

Nigel Gresley

locomotive engineer.

by Francis Allen St John Brown

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Published by Allan in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Gresley, Nigel, -- Sir, -- 1876-1941.

  • The Physical Object
    Pagination215p. :
    Number of Pages215
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21252922M


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A BRIEF HISTORY OF SIR NIGEL GRESLEY. A4 Class Sir Nigel Gresley was built at the Doncaster Works of the London & North Eastern Railway as part of order number of January and was the th locomotive built to the designs of the LNER''s Chief Mechanical Engineer, Sir Nigel Gresley.

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Sir Nigel Gresley was a resident of Hadley Wood in the s before moving to Salisbury Hall (nr St Albans) in the s after his wife died in His last few years were spent living with his daughter at Watton House, Watton-at-Stone on the river Beane in Hertfordshire.

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In the mids, eminent locomotive engineer Sir Nigel Gresley produced plans for the A4 Class Pacifics, which were specially built to work a new high-speed express, the ‘Silver Jubilee’.

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Sir (Herbert) Nigel Gresley (19 th June – 5 th April ) was one of Britain’s most famous steam locomotive engineers, who rose to become Chief Mechanical Engineer of the London and North Eastern Railway. He was the designer of some of the most famous steam locomotives in Britain, including the LNER Class A1 and LNER Class A4 Pacific engines.

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