Before Bins got Wheels

I remember the bin men coming down the path to our back garden and heaving that heavy metal bin onto their shoulder and taking it out to the truck. Incredible when you think about it now and something you most definitely took for granted back then.

BW photograph from 1935 vintage steam train di theStoryOfVintage

BW photograph from 1935, vintage steam train engine, train workshop, the Pacific train engine, train construction

BW photograph from vintage steam train engine, train workshop, the Pacific train engine, train construction

Coronation Pacific 46229 'Duchess of Hamilton' and Britannia 70032 'Tennyson' stand over the ashpits at Camden, 1959.

46200 - 46257 Princess Royals and Coronations

Coronation Pacific 46229 'Duchess of Hamilton' and Britannia 70032 'Tennyson' stand over the ashpits at Camden,

4903 Peregrine - Kings Cross.

Peregrine a Gresley Pacific was re numbered 60034 and renamed Lord Farringdon in Here at Kings Cross.

LMS Dreadnought Class 4-6-4 T by Hughes at L&YR Works Horwich. Orignally allocated LYR numbering, not actually used. LMS numbering 11110 to 11119

A Geoff Barnett post from Britains Railways Remembered . Ex L&YR . 4 6 4 Tank Loco taken at Horwich Works .

4492 Dominion of New Zealand - 1937 (46 days in service!) - at King's Cross.

4492 Dominion of New Zealand - 1937 days in service!

7917 "North Aston Hall" on shed at Didcot in late BR days. (C) James Findlay.

7917 "North Aston Hall" on shed at Didcot in late BR days. (C) James Findlay.

Bittern and Sir Nigel Gresley at York roundhouse 1967 my picture as a teenager ... bloody years ago

Bittern and Sir Nigel Gresley at York roundhouse 1967 my picture as a teenager .

Prototype Deltic illustration by Alan Anderson one of a series of postcards produced by Salmon cards

British Railways Deltic Locomotive

Trackside Classic: 1961 British Rail Class 55 ‘Deltic’ Diesel Locomotive – A Distinctive Roar of Confidence on Britain’s Rails

Kirkby

Kirkby

46256 Sir William Stanier FRS. Photo c/o Steven Toogood

Trackside Classic – 1938 LMS Princess-Coronation Pacific No 6229 Duchess Of Hamilton – Greatness Out Of Chaos

Pinterest
Search