ST3188 : Down iron ore train entering Newport

taken 57 years ago, near to Newport/Casnewydd, Great Britain

Down iron ore train entering Newport
Down iron ore train entering Newport
View eastward, on the ex-GW main lines towards Maindee Junctions/Hereford/Shrewsbury, Severn Tunnel Junction/Gloucester etc./Swindon etc./Bristol etc. Running on the Down Through line, the class H train is headed by ex-WD 2-8-0 No. 90672 of Woodford Halse. Built as No. 79204 in 10/44 and shipped to France (Rouen) within a month, it returned to England in 1947 and was loaned to the LNER (Annesley) from 10/47, as 90672 remaining on the ex-GC/LNER until withdrawn in 5/64.
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Date Taken
5 June 1961   (more nearby)
Submitted
Thursday, 12 January, 2012
Geographical Context
Railways 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! ST 3100 8842 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:35.4233N 2:59.8442W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! ST 3100 8842
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East-northeast (about 67 degrees)
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