Driver Sparshott / Sparshatt in LNER's record run. Originally part of News in a Nutshell - news in brief from around the World.
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Various shots of steam engine, 'Papyrus'. C/U of engine driver (Mr. W. Sparshatt) and firemen (coal stoker) Webster. Mr. S. speaks...
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