King class 4-6-0 6008 "King James
II" at High Wycombe.
King class 4-6-0s were designed under the leadership of the
Great Western Railway's Chief Mechanical Engineer, Charles
Collett. With their distinctive curved outside steam pipes
and outside bearings on their leading bogie wheels they were introduced
to traffic in 1927.
King class 4-6-0. An unidentified
member of the class hauling the "Cambrian Coast Express" at