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Bill McAlpine Purchases The Flying Scotsman

Duration: 00:57

Whilst in America, The Flying Scotsman encountered a host of financial difficulties. When Bill McAlpine purchased it he was able to save it from retirement just in the nick of time.

Available since: Tue 15 Jan 2013

Credits

Presenter
Miles Kington
Producer
Neil Cameron
Participant
George Hinchcliffe
Participant
John Huntley
Participant
Arthur Dewar
Performer
Reg Lawrence
Participant
Frank Mayes
Graphic Designer
Dick Laing

This clip is from

Steam Days A Tale of Two Scotsmen

6/6 Miles Kington tries to find out why the name 'Flying Scotsman' is so revered. (1986)

First broadcast: 12 Aug 1986

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