SU5290 : Didcot Railway Centre

taken 9 years ago, near to Didcot, Oxfordshire, Great Britain

Didcot Railway Centre
Didcot Railway Centre
Inside the main engine shed. The channelling above the engines was provided to carry the smoke away via the chimneys that are visible in the roof space above. The pit between the rails allowed maintenance to be performed beneath the locomotives. Similar pits outside the shed were provided to allow ash to be cleared from the locomotives.

Here we see 1363, an 0-6-0 saddle tank standing beside a much larger 2-6-2 'Prairie' tank.
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Date Taken
Wednesday, 18 February, 2009   (more nearby)
Submitted
Thursday, 19 February, 2009
Category
Railway museum   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SU 523 907 [100m precision]
WGS84: 51:36.8052N 1:14.6864W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SU 524 907
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North-northwest (about 337 degrees)
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