SU5290 : Down empties passing Didcot

taken 65 years ago, near to Didcot, Oxfordshire, Great Britain

Down empties passing Didcot
Down empties passing Didcot
View eastward, towards Reading and London; ex-GW Paddington - Reading - Swindon etc. main line. The very long Class H empties is headed for Severn Tunnel Junction Yard, with '2883' 2-8-0 No. 3806 (built 8/39). On the right is the line from Newbury.
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Date Taken
15 June 1956   (more nearby)
Saturday, 23 July, 2011
Geographical Context
Railways > Railways   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SU 5259 9050 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:36.6530N 1:14.5156W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SU 5259 9050
View Direction
East-southeast (about 112 degrees)
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Station  Freight Train  GW 2-8-0  GWR 

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