Headboard for Sale on eBay

The ALRS has been donated a headboard to sell and the funds raised to go towards the Where the Rainbow Cafe Appeal. The item is a ‘Mirror Group Newspapers Special’ headboard used on a mainline steam excursion on 31 August 1987. Locomotive LNER A3 4472 ‘Flying Scotsman’ carried it on the route Settle and Carlisle from Manchester.

Also available is a cine film of the trip, which shows the headboard on the engine, other items of interest on the film is Paignton and Dartmouth Railway and an open day at Worksop with LNER A4 Pacific 4498 Sir Nigel Gresley and S&D class 7F No 53809.

The item number on ebay is 160184776819.

Go to the ebay auction.

UPDATE: The headboard and film were bought by a private buyer

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