SO4877 : Down (northbound) freight at Bromfield

taken 55 years ago, near to Bromfield, Shropshire, Great Britain

Down (northbound) freight at Bromfield
Down (northbound) freight at Bromfield
View SE, towards Hereford on the ex-GW&LNW Joint Shrewsbury - Hereford main line. Seen from the Up platform of the former station (closed 9/6/58), the Class E freight is headed by No. 48470, which was one of the Stanier 8F 2-8-0s built at Swindon in 1943-45 and employed on the GWR until 1947, but returned later to BR(WR) for many years, but eventually withdrawn 11/67 from Patricroft LMR.
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Date Taken
13 August 1963   (more nearby)
Submitted
Friday, 20 January, 2012
Geographical Context
Railways 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SO 4881 7744 [10m precision]
WGS84: 52:23.5545N 2:45.2200W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SO 4881 7744
View Direction
Southeast (about 135 degrees)
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8Fs on BR(WR)  LMS 2-8-0 

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