SK5717 : Up mineral at Barrow-on-Soar

taken 56 years ago, near to Barrow Upon Soar, Leicestershire, Great Britain

Up mineral at Barrow-on-Soar
Up mineral at Barrow-on-Soar
View NW, towards Trent, Derby/Nottingham etc.: ex-Midland Main Line from St Pancras. BR 9F 2-10-0 No. 92134 (built 6/57, withdrawn 12/66 and preserved, now at Crewe Heritage Centre) is one of numerous heavy freight locomotives - the 2-10-0s having a short life, allocated to Wellingborough and engaged on the heavy coal traffic up this main line. It is passing Barrow-on-Soar station (later rebuilt further south) on the Up Goods line. (See also SK5717 : Up coal train at Barrow-on-Soar Station).
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Date Taken
17 May 1962   (more nearby)
Saturday, 7 January, 2012
Geographical Context
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SK 5745 1738 [10m precision]
WGS84: 52:45.0595N 1:9.0175W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SK 5745 1738
View Direction
Northwest (about 315 degrees)
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BR 2-10-0  Midland Main Line 

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