SD5903 : Up freight approaching Springs Branch Junction, Wigan

near to Ince-in-Makerfield, Wigan, Great Britain

Up freight approaching Springs Branch Junction, Wigan
Up freight approaching Springs Branch Junction, Wigan
View NE, towards Wigan North Western, Preston and the North on the WCML. The train has just come under the ex-L&Y Pemberton Loop (Wigan avoiding line) and is approaching the divergence of the (ex-LNW) lines to Liverpool Lime Street via St Helens and to Manchester Exchange via Tyldesley; Springs Branch Locomotive Depot is off camera to the right. The locomotive is Stanier 8F 2-8-0 No. 48340 (built 1943, withdrawn 8/68 - one of the very last).
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1965
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Date Taken
3 May 1965   (more nearby)
Submitted
Wednesday, 18 January, 2012
Geographical Context
Railways 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SD 5916 0386 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:31.7880N 2:37.0544W
Photographer Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SD 5916 0386
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NORTH (about 0 degrees)
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