Old and new steam trains line up at a station yard.
Item title reads: " Engines - 'ancient' and 'modern'. 'No.1 Stirling' - the Flying Scotsman of her day - leaves on her last journey to honorable retirement in L.N.E.R Museum at Darlington."
M/S view of reversing locomotive - named on plate 'Dick Turpin', - it passes a stationary Stirling Single No. 1. Side view of the train showing its large centre flywheel and piston rod. The trains stand side by side, . - big engine, little engine, and are static as the camera views them from the front. The trains then leave the platform together with chimneys steaming.
Note: Progress of railway transport and train design.