SK4480 : Up iron ore empties passing Killamarsh Central station

taken 56 years ago, near to Killamarsh, Derbyshire, Great Britain

Up iron ore empties passing Killamarsh Central station
Up iron ore empties passing Killamarsh Central station
View northward, towards Sheffield (Victoria) etc.; ex-GC Sheffield - Nottingham and the South main line. The locomotive is Thompson Class O1 2-8-0 No. 63786, rebuilt 2/49 from ex-GC Class O4 No. 6515 (built 6/18 under Government order), withdrawn 9/64. There used to be three stations in Killamarsh on three busy lines, before the obliteration of heavy industry and closure of the productive coal mines in the area. Killamarsh Central station was closed to passengers on 4/3/63 when the ex-GC main Sheffield - Nottingham line was closed as a through route - to Goods in 6/65.
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Date Taken
23 August 1963   (more nearby)
Submitted
Friday, 17 June, 2011
Category
Railway station with train   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SK 4479 8092 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:19.3989N 1:19.7421W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SK 4479 8092
View Direction
North-northeast (about 22 degrees)
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Coal Traffic  Steam Locomotive  LNER 2-8-0  Station  Iron Ore  Closed Station  Closed Line 

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