SO7679 : SDJR No 88 at Arley

taken 3 years ago, near to Upper Arley, Worcestershire, Great Britain

SDJR No 88 at Arley
SDJR No 88 at Arley
Blue liveried 2-8-0 no 88, one of the freight locomotives built by the Midland Railway for use on the tortuous Somerset and Dorset route over the Mendips between Bath and Bournemouth. As Ivo Peters' wonderful photographs of the 1950s and 1960s show, the 2-8-0s were often pressed into service on passenger duties during the summer months, so a few Mark 1 coaches at 25 mph on the Severn Valley at the 2014 Autumn Gala should not have taxed the old girl too much.
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Date Taken
Saturday, 20 September, 2014   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 21 September, 2014
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts  Village, Rural settlement  Railways  People, Events 
Primary Subject of Photo
Railway Train 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SO 7639 7995 [10m precision]
WGS84: 52:25.0218N 2:20.9140W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SO 7640 7993
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Northwest (about 315 degrees)
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