Best of Arthur Wellesley - First Duke of Wellington

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Oil painting by F Moore of the Great Western Railway broad gauge... News Photo1880-1889,Archival,Arthur Wellesley - First Duke of Wellington,Coal,Driving,Finance,Firefighter,Gauge,Great Western Railway,Horizontal,Locomotive,Panoramic,Railroad Track,Steam Train,Train - Vehicle,Train Engineer,Transportation,UKPhotographer Collection: SSPL SSPL/NRM/Pictorial CollectionUNITED KINGDOM - JULY 23: Oil painting by F Moore of the Great Western Railway (GWR) broad gauge locomotive 'Sebastopol', a locomotive of the 'Iron Duke' class designed by Sir Daniel Gooch (1816-1889) and built at the GWR's Swindon Works. Until 1864 many of the GWR's locomotives were designed by Gooch, who built a total of 340 engines for the railway at Swindon. A total of 29 locomotives of the Iron Duke class were built between 1847 and 1855. They were capable of speeds approaching 80 mph. (Photo by SSPL/Getty Images)