1950

SE1902 : Sheffield - Manchester express at Hazlehead Bridge

taken 74 years ago, near to Crow Edge, Barnsley, England

Sheffield - Manchester express at Hazlehead Bridge
Sheffield - Manchester express at Hazlehead Bridge
View eastward, east of Dunford Bridge, towards Penistone, Sheffield etc.; ex-Great Central Manchester - Sheffield via Woodhead line. This is 1950 when this major trunk route was destined for electrification (1954) and then closure (1981); the masts had been erected before World War Two. The 15.20 Sheffield (Victoria) to Manchester (London Road) was headed - typically - by a B1 4-6-0, No. 61184.

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SE1902, 26 images   (more nearby 🔍)
Photographer
Ben Brooksbank   (more nearby)
Date Taken
1 August 1950   (more nearby)
Submitted
Saturday, 5 March, 2011
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SE 197 029 [100m precision]
WGS84: 53:31.3603N 1:42.2146W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SE 197 029
View Direction
East-northeast (about 67 degrees)
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