SP0096 : Hughes/Fowler 2-6-0 at Bescot Locomotive Depot

taken 68 years ago, near to Wednesbury, Sandwell, Great Britain

Hughes/Fowler 2-6-0 at Bescot Locomotive Depot
Hughes/Fowler 2-6-0 at Bescot Locomotive Depot
Outside the large Bescot Shed is 2-6-0 No. 42894 (built 1930 as No. 13194, withdrawn 12/64). The Depot was the principal ex-LNW Depot in the Birmingham area, coded 3A by the LMSR and BR(LMR), with an allocation in 1950 of 72 steam locomotives:- 4 4-6-0, 10 2-8-0, 8 2-6-0, 43(no less!) 0-8-0, 4 0-6-0 and 3 0-6-0T.
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Date Taken
24 March 1951   (more nearby)
Submitted
Monday, 23 January, 2012
Geographical Context
Railways 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SP 0050 9618 [10m precision]
WGS84: 52:33.8071N 1:59.6433W
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OSGB36: geotagged! SP 0050 9618
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EAST (about 90 degrees)
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