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Friern Barnet Photo Archive

The Friern Barnet Photo Archive

17th July 1948 an LNER class A2/1 Duke of Rothsay derailed due to faulty track and excessive speed, one person killed. Standard Telephone company to the left. I took this as a schoolboy at New Southgate, I climbed a fence to take it tearing my school blazer in the process.
Picture added on 22 August 2017 at 07:00
Other photographs of this train crash can be found in images number 4703, 6266, 7057, 7545, 7642, 8108 and 8122. A report of the incident can be found in our Newsletter number 29 (April 2007) on page 1
Added by David Berguer, Chairman on 22 August 2017
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