SO9871 : Up freight ascending Lickey Bank

taken 70 years ago, near to Blackwell, Worcestershire, Great Britain

Up freight ascending Lickey Bank
Up freight ascending Lickey Bank
Still in LMS livery, Stanier 8F 2-8-0 No. 8420 (built at Swindon in 1943 and employed on the GWR until 4/47, withdrawn 4/64) is battling up from Bromsgrove with a Class H freight, assisted in rear by the 0-10-0 'Big Bertha'. (For details see SO9871 : Up Relief express ascending Lickey Bank and other Lickey scenes).
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SO9871, 65 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
24 July 1948   (more nearby)
Submitted
Thursday, 19 January, 2012
Geographical Context
Railways 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SO 9859 7127 [10m precision]
WGS84: 52:20.3705N 2:1.3271W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SO 9859 7127
View Direction
Southwest (about 225 degrees)
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LMS 2-8-0  Birmingham - Bristol Main Line  Lickey Bank 

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