SP0987 : Swindon-built Stanier 8F 2-8-0 at Saltley Locomotive Depot

taken 71 years ago, near to Birmingham, Great Britain

Swindon-built Stanier 8F 2-8-0 at Saltley Locomotive Depot
Swindon-built Stanier 8F 2-8-0 at Saltley Locomotive Depot
View eastward, in the yard by the coaling plant. With an ex-Midland 3F 0-6-0 behind, resting on a Sunday is LMS Stanier 8F No. 8405, which was built in 1943 and was one of 96 built at Swindon Works and employed on the GWR/WR for 3 - 4 years before being acquired by the LMSR; this one was transferred in 12/46 and lasted until 7/66.
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Date Taken
27 July 1947   (more nearby)
Submitted
Wednesday, 18 January, 2012
Geographical Context
Railways 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SP 0923 8757 [10m precision]
WGS84: 52:29.1583N 1:51.9304W
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OSGB36: geotagged! SP 0923 8757
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East-northeast (about 67 degrees)
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