NZ2749 : Flying Scotsman at Southburn Dene viaduct, 1968

taken 53 years ago, near to Plawsworth, County Durham, Great Britain

Flying Scotsman at Southburn Dene viaduct, 1968
Flying Scotsman at Southburn Dene viaduct, 1968
The locomotive, number 4472, celebrates the 40th anniversary of its first non-stop run from Kings Cross to Edinburgh on 1st May 1928 by repeating the journey, after its rescue from the breaker's yard and restoration by Alan Pegler. Here it crosses the viaduct shown in NZ2749 : Southburn Dene railway viaduct, 1968. On the right is a glimpse of Moor Cottage, a house beside the A167. Black and white image from a colour slide.
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Date Taken
1 May 1968   (more nearby)
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Saturday, 26 January, 2013
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Lowlands  Historic sites and artefacts  Railways  People, Events 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NZ 271 498 [100m precision]
WGS84: 54:50.5372N 1:34.7727W
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OSGB36: geotagged! NZ 271 498
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South-southwest (about 202 degrees)
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