DEPARTING FROM DONCASTER

18th July – 13th September 2015 @ DONCASTER MUSEUM & ART GALLERY

A pair of overhead cranes are lifting a newly-built Great Northern Railway O2 Class 2-8-0 locomotive in the erecting shop at Doncaster Works on 14th December 1919. The cranes, built by Craven Brothers of Manchester in 1901, could each lift 35 tons.

A pair of overhead cranes are lifting a newly-built Great Northern Railway O2 Class 2-8-0 locomotive in the erecting shop at Doncaster Works on 14th December 1919. The cranes, built by Craven Brothers of Manchester in 1901, could each lift 35 tons.

An exhibition celebrating Doncaster’s fine railway heritage, BRINGING TOGETHER AN ECLECTIC MIX OF RAILWAY ARTEFACTS & MEMORABILIA FROM DONCASTER MUSEUM SERVICE — including items loaned from the Doncaster Grammar School Railway Collection.
Flying Scotsman in Doncaster

Flying Scotsman in Doncaster

Many of these significant items will be on display for the first time ever, as we recognise the Importance of Doncaster as the starting point for so many a great Railway journey.

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