SD8132 : Rose Grove Station, with westbound coal train

taken 67 years ago, near to Padiham, Lancashire, Great Britain

Rose Grove Station, with westbound coal train
Rose Grove Station, with westbound coal train
View eastward, towards Burnley, Colne, Todmorden etc.: ex-L&Y (East Lancs. section). The train, no doubt from Yorkshire via Todmorden, is headed by ex-WD Austerity' 2-8-0 No. 90283. This engine was built as WD 7407 (later 77407) in 12/43, worked from Colwick (one of 450 loaned to the Railways - 350 to the LNER) before being sent over to the Continent in 12/44: it returned to England in 7/46, stored at Richborough until put to work on the GWR at Llanelly in 5/47; under BR it was numbered 90283 and allocated to the LMR at Rose Grove in 3/49 and survived untl 10/65.
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Date Taken
25 July 1951   (more nearby)
Submitted
Tuesday, 10 January, 2012
Geographical Context
Railways 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SD 8146 3223 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:47.1634N 2:16.9723W
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OSGB36: geotagged! SD 8146 3223
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East-northeast (about 67 degrees)
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