SD7217 : Entwistle Station

taken 52 years ago, near to Edgworth, Blackburn With Darwen, Great Britain

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Entwistle Station
Entwistle Station
Taken from, it seems, almost exactly the same position as Paul Anderson's picture Link taken 40 years later.
The change in facilities is quite dramatic. The four tracks - two dedicated to freight traffic, although these were already out of use - have been reduced to a single track, and the quite substantial station buildings have been reduced to a small shelter.
The reason for being at Entwistle was to photograph the very last standard gauge steam trains to be operated by British Railways, which were due to pass through quite shortly after this shot was taken.
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Date Taken
11 August 1968   (more nearby)
Submitted
Wednesday, 5 June, 2013
Geographical Context
Lowlands  Historic sites and artefacts  Village, Rural settlement  Railways 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SD 7273 1773 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:39.3208N 2:24.8451W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SD 7274 1769
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NORTH (about 0 degrees)
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Railway Station  Railway Station Footbridge  Signal Box  Railway Train 

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