SP9510 : Down empties near Tring

taken 68 years ago, near to Wigginton, Hertfordshire, Great Britain

Down empties near Tring
Down empties near Tring
View SE, towards London: WCML. Even on a Saturday in the early 1950s there was much freight and mineral traffic up to London on the WCML. Here a coal empties from Sudbury Sidings (Willesden) is approaching Tring on the Down Slow line, quite likely bound for Toton Yard via Rugby and Leicester, with Stanier 8F 2-8-0 No. 48129 (built early 1941, withdrawn 3/66). Note the Intermediate colour-light signal on the gantry.
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Date Taken
14 October 1950   (more nearby)
Sunday, 15 January, 2012
Geographical Context
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SP 9566 1097 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:47.3531N 0:36.8689W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SP 9566 1097
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Southeast (about 135 degrees)
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