1954

NZ4420 : Stockton Locomotive Depot

taken 70 years ago, near to Stockton-on-Tees, England

Stockton Locomotive Depot
Stockton Locomotive Depot
View NE, the main line to West Hartlepool, Sunderland etc. is on the left, the signalbox being North Shore. This Depot (coded 51E in the Darlington District of BR (NE Region), contributed power mainly for the intensive freight traffic of the Tees-side area and it was closed in 6/59 and the locomotives transferred to the new Thornaby Depot opened a year earlier. In 1954, Stockton had an allocation of 53:- 11 4-6-0s, 15 2-8-0s (all ex-WD), 3 2-6-0s, 5 0-8-0s, 5 0-6-0s, 1 4-8-0T, 2 4-6-2Ts, 4 0-6-0Ts, 6 0-4-4Ts and 1 0-4-0T. The photograph was taken on a quiet Sunday afternoon.

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This photo is linked from: Automatic Clusters: · North [5] · Stockton Locomotive [3] · West [2] Other Photos: · 4-8-0T locomotive for hump shunting, resting in Stockton Locomotive Yard ·
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NZ4420, 19 images   (more nearby 🔍)
Photographer
Ben Brooksbank   (more nearby)
Date Taken
13 June 1954   (more nearby)
Submitted
Saturday, 25 September, 2010
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NZ 443 203 [100m precision]
WGS84: 54:34.6015N 1:18.8976W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NZ 443 203
View Direction
North-northwest (about 337 degrees)
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