SS6993 : Danygraig Locomotive Depot, with ex-Powlesland & Mason dock tank

taken 72 years ago, 3 km from Llandarcy, Neath Port Talbot/Castell-Nedd Port Talbot, Great Britain

Danygraig Locomotive Depot, with ex-Powlesland & Mason dock tank
Danygraig Locomotive Depot, with ex-Powlesland & Mason dock tank
The former Rhondda & Swansea Bay Railway Danygraig Depot at Swansea Docks was unique for its strange locomotives. No. 942 was an 0-4-0T taken over by the GWR in 1924: it was built by Hawthorn, Leslie in 1903, renumbered 1153 by BR/WR and withdrawn in 10/55. In 1947 Danygraig (DG) Depot (coded 87C by BR) had an allocation of 32:- 1 2-8-0T, 1 0-8-2T, 15 0-6-0T, 2 0-6-2T and 13 0-4-0T. of which no less than 13 were acquired (non-GWR) engines.
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Date Taken
17 September 1946   (more nearby)
Submitted
Thursday, 8 September, 2011
Geographical Context
Railways  Docks, Harbours 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SS 6939 9317 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:37.3290N 3:53.2866W
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OSGB36: geotagged! SS 6939 9317
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North-northeast (about 22 degrees)
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