Kimball Thurlow's interest in the
London and North Eastern Railway (LNER)
and models made by Meccano Limited of Liverpool, UK, and sold under the brand name
for the 3 rail OO or 00 gauge system, from 1938 to 1964.
7 model sets, iterating A4 locomotive #4487 built in 1937
In 1935, the LNER introduced a streamlined steam-hauled train for running between London and Newcastle in honour of the Jubilee of King George V.
Read driver A J Taylor's account in PDF, of the running of the first and timetabled Silver Jubilee trains.
Beautifully rendered drawings of LNER equipment of the 1930s, including Silver Jubilee, can be viewed on this site.
Plan of Hull (Dairycotes) yard, 1920s
Plan of part of Parkeston Quay 1920s
Kim Thurlow Index