Streamlined B17/5 Sandringham class No. 2859 East Anglian
Dispatch bike riders glumly sit around the totally obliterated National Fire Service workshops blown onto the adjacent LNER mainline at Ilford, Essex, by a V2 flying bomb in April, 1945, just before the war ended. Streamlined B17/5 Sandringham class No. 2859 East Anglian (one of only two so treated and rarely photographed) steams past.
Dispatch riders bikes and ruined National Fire Service workshops blown on to the LNER railway line after a V2 flying bomb incident in Ilford, Essex during the Second World War.
A Norwich City steam locomotive passes in the background
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