SU1384 : Swindon Works: diminutive 0-6-0 saddle-tank in scrapping-shed

taken 66 years ago, near to Swindon, Great Britain

Swindon Works: diminutive 0-6-0 saddle-tank in scrapping-shed
Swindon Works: diminutive 0-6-0 saddle-tank in scrapping-shed
With the much larger remains of a 'Star' 4-6-0 behind, ex-Burry Port & Gwendraeth Valley Railway No. 2194 'Kidwelly' is also being scrapped. It was built by the Avonside Engine Co. in 5/1903 and after the usual reboilering etc. by the GWR had survived until 2/53.
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Date Taken
22 February 1953   (more nearby)
Submitted
Wednesday, 31 August, 2011
Geographical Context
Railways  Industry 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SU 1398 8461 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:33.6120N 1:47.9838W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SU 1398 8461
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North-northeast (about 22 degrees)
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GW 0-6-0T  Swindon Works  Locomotives Acquired by GWR  Oddities 

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