ST4286 : Up freight approaching Magor

taken 57 years ago, near to Magor, Monmouthshire/Sir Fynwy, Great Britain

Up freight approaching Magor
Up freight approaching Magor
View westward, towards Newport etc.: ex-GW South Wales main line. A typical Class H coal train towards England nearing the great Severn Tunnel Junction Yards, headed by Collett '4200' 2-8-0T No. 5249 (built 12/25). The route between STJ and Newport was quadrupled in 1941.
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Date Taken
5 June 1961   (more nearby)
Tuesday, 9 August, 2011
Geographical Context
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! ST 423 868 [100m precision]
WGS84: 51:34.6746N 2:50.0088W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! ST 423 868
View Direction
West-northwest (about 292 degrees)
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Steam Locomotive  GW Eight-Coupled Tank Locomotive  Coal Traffic 

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