SE5703 : Up freight entering Doncaster

taken 65 years ago, near to Doncaster, Great Britain

Up freight entering Doncaster
Up freight entering Doncaster
View northward, towards York etc. on the ECML (ex-GN and NE), also towards Wakefield, Leeds/Bradford and Hull by ex-GN, also Grimsby and Cleethorpes by ex-GC. The Class H freight is probably from the York line, being headed by one of Newport (Tees-side)'s many ex-WD 2-8-0s. No. 90435 was built in 1/44 as 7486 (later 77486), loaned to the SR at Stewarts Lane then Hither Green, shipped to France in 11/44 and returned in 1/46. It was one of the 200 purchased by the LNER, becoming O7 No. 3114 (63114) and allocated to the NE Area, remaining there until withdrawn in 9/63.
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Date Taken
13 August 1953   (more nearby)
Submitted
Wednesday, 11 January, 2012
Geographical Context
Railways 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SE 5711 0329 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:31.3910N 1:8.4030W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SE 5711 0329
View Direction
North-northeast (about 22 degrees)
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