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Queen Elizabeth II

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Queen Elizabeth II
Posted by Overmod on Tuesday, November 1, 2022 9:47 AM

This is how I choose to remember her.

https://media.gettyimages.com/photos/princess-elizabeth-and-prince-philip-talk-to-engineer-a-mcphail-on-picture-id585583385?s=2048x2048

As I recall, she proceeded to run the locomotive 14 miles, with Prince Philip firing...

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Posted by NKP guy on Thursday, November 3, 2022 12:29 PM

   Lovely photograph!

   Am I to believe HRH hand fired a locomotive for 14 miles while wearing a suit from Savile Row?  I'd like to have seen THAT!

   HM The Queen likely had nearly as many miles under her belt as did E.M. Frimbo, and I'm glad to learn she actually operated a steam locomotive!  What else can you do for a person who owns not only a private car, but an entire train?  

   

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