SU5290 : An ancient 'Duke' 4-4-0 at Didcot

taken 73 years ago, near to Didcot, Oxfordshire, Great Britain

An ancient 'Duke' 4-4-0 at Didcot
An ancient 'Duke' 4-4-0 at Didcot
View SE, towards Reading and London, also Newbury and Winchester; ex-GW Paddington - Reading - Swindon etc. main line and DN&S branch. Only 10 of these Dean 1890s 4-4-0 express engines survived into Nationalisation: this is No. 9083 'Comet', built 3/1899 as No. 3317 (later 3283), which ended its days in 12/50, working on the Didcot, Newbury & Southampton line.
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Date Taken
29 May 1948   (more nearby)
Submitted
Wednesday, 20 July, 2011
Geographical Context
Railways 
Category
Railway locomotive   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SU 5260 9049 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:36.6476N 1:14.5070W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SU 5260 9049
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Southeast (about 135 degrees)
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