Last days of British steam
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Three decades of British steam engines (plus a few diesels) from after WW2 to their withdrawal in the early 1960s.
LNER A1 4-6-2 no. 60129 (Guy Mannering) and LNER V2 2-6-2 no. 60828 inside York North Shed (50A). 19th July 1965.

LNER A1 4-6-2 no. 60129 (Guy Mannering) and LNER V2 2-6-2 no. 60828 inside York North Shed (50A). 19th July 1965.

27/09/1963 - York (50A) MPD. | Best viewed 'Original' size. … | Flickr

Stanier, LMS (built North British, Glasgow, "Jubilee" class 45597 "Barbados" at York MPD - 45597 was withdrawn in January 1965 and scrapped in April the same year.

A Down (northbound) fully fitted express freight train which has paused on the Up & Down Goods line sets off once more on its journey. ‘Fully fitted’ means that every vehicle on this train was equipped, or ‘fitted’, with the automatic vacuum brake, which was controlled by the driver and could be applied by the guard. Such trains could travel at faster speeds than ordinary freight trains, which might have brakes only on the locomotive and the guard’s brake van. The type of train was indicated…

Is this the Best LED Head Torch For Bugout. This very bright head lamp torch is ideal for backpacking, hiking and camping, as well as prepping bugout

60140 'Balmoral' LNER Peppercorn Class A1 4-6-2 Photo taken by the late P. J. Hughes at Grantham in June 62

60140 'Balmoral' LNER Peppercorn Class Photo taken by the late P. Hughes at Grantham in June 62

Railway Herald :: Imaging Centre :: 70038 at York MPD

Railway Herald :: Imaging Centre :: 70038 at York MPD

SR Class MN 4-6-2 35007 (Aberdeen Commonwealth) waits to depart from Southampton Central on the 10.30 Waterloo - Bournemouth express. 17th March 1967 (Bill Wright)

SR Class MN 35007 (Aberdeen Commonwealth) waits to depart from Southampton Central on the Waterloo - Bournemouth express. March 1967 A higher resolution re-scan of a Kodachrome II transparency.

75071 Midford 050861 DC838

One of Bath Green Park's allocation of Standard 4 75071 leaves the single line section (and the Midford stop) with the Bath - Templecombe service, ©Dave Cobbe/ Rail Photoprints

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