THE SEAWALL

A representation of the famous stretch of Great Western Railway main line running from Dawlish to Teignmouth. 

For those who have travelled to Cornwall by train this will evoke memories of that journey. It was engineered by Isambard Kingdom Brunel.

Some images of the Seawall

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  • GWR King Class 4-6-0 express passenger locomotive No. 6000 King George V leads its train along the seawall track and past Parson’s Tunnel Signal Box.

    GWR King Class 4-6-0 express passenger locomotive No. 6000 King George V leads its train along the seawall track and past Parson’s Tunnel Signal Box.

  • King George V was the first of this class of powerful locomotive. Here it’s taking the express train into Parson’s Tunnel.

    King George V was the first of this class of powerful locomotive. Here it’s taking the express train into Parson’s Tunnel.

  • Churchward designed 'Star' Class 4-6-0 locomotive No. 4057 'Princess Elizabeth' with its train approaches us along the seawall

    Churchward designed 'Star' Class 4-6-0 locomotive No. 4057 'Princess Elizabeth' with its train approaches us along the seawall

  • 'Star' Class locomotive 'Princess Elizabeth' passes us and is about to take its train beneath the 180 feet long lattice bridge. The whalebones on the left celebrated Teignmouth’s association with the Newfoundland whaling trade.

    'Star' Class locomotive 'Princess Elizabeth' passes us and is about to take its train beneath the 180 feet long lattice bridge. The whalebones on the left celebrated Teignmouth’s association with the Newfoundland whaling trade.