Trains Aka Driver Duddington 1944

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Trains - driver Joseph Duddington.

Location of events unknown.

M/S of a steam engine. L/S of retiring 67 year old driver Duddington climbing down from the "Mallard", he set up a speed record on it which had never been broken. C/U of him. A lady shakes his hand to wish him luck. C/U...

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Cataloguer:
Emma
Stock:
Black & White
Sound:
sound
Media URN:
50548
Sort Number:
NSP 425
Time in/Out:
01:32:11:00 / 01:33:00:00
Canister:
NSP 425
Film ID:
1576.17
Issue Date:
22/05/1944

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  • "Duddington" is Joseph Duddington.

    He set the world speed record for steam locomotives, driving The Mallard to 126mph on 3 July 1938.

    jamied 10th Mar 2012
  • Thanks - does anyone know where this was filmed?

    British Pathé 10th May 2012

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