SH6240 : Merddin Emrys Near Rhiw Goch, Gwynedd

taken 12 years ago, near to Penrhyndeudraeth, Gwynedd, Great Britain

Merddin Emrys Near Rhiw Goch, Gwynedd
Merddin Emrys Near Rhiw Goch, Gwynedd
Merddin Emrys coasts down the gradient, towards Penrhyndeudraeth, with a two carriage train.

Merddin Emrys was built in the railways own workshops at Boston Lodge and was completed in 1879. Merddin has been one of the FR's mainstays for more than a century, and has changed shape with successive rebuilds, major overhauls / rebuilds being undertaken in 1895, 1921, 1934, 1961, 1970, 1988 and 2005. The 1988 overhaul was externally sponsored and featured serious efforts to return the engine to something close to its original appearance.
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Date Taken
Saturday, 1 May, 2010   (more nearby)
Submitted
Thursday, 6 May, 2010
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Railway (narrow gauge)   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SH 620 400 [100m precision]
WGS84: 52:56.3926N 4:3.2713W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SH 619 399
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East-northeast (about 67 degrees)
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