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Stanier 8F's ex W.D.

Discussion in 'Photography' started by neildimmer, Dec 29, 2020.

  1. neildimmer

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    I have added a couple of photos of Stanier 8F’s used by the War Department
    Now back at Crewe but still with there W.D. numbers, and smokebox held together with old rope
    70332 (W.D. number later 48251) at Crewe 4th December 1949
    https://tinyurl.com/y9wy383w
    70446 (W.D. number later 48295) at Crewe 4th December 1949

    https://tinyurl.com/y749arxv

    Neil
     
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    D1039 Well-Known Member

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    I looked out photos of 48773 from the collection as it's an SVR engine

    https://railway-photography.smugmug.com/Colour-Photos-all-regions/LMS/i-D8ddNvB
    https://railway-photography.smugmug.com/Colour-Photos-all-regions/LMS/i-sJX7TW7

    I'm not sure if I can make out 'Severn Valley' on the poster, and thought perhaps it one of the Manchester Rail Travel Society/Severn Valley Railway Society tours? Jeff Ryan of the 8F Society advises:

    "I was fairly sure the location was Rose Grove, but this has now been confirmed.
    The date was 28 July 1968 and full details of the railtour are on the sixbells junction.co.uk website. 48773 worked the train from Rose Grove to Stockport. Looks as though photos were taken around 6.15 pm that evening"

    28th July 1968
    Severn Valley Railway Society / Manchester Rail Travel Society
    Farewell to B.R. Steam

    Patrick
     
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