SJ8499 : Coal train heads up Miles Platting bank, 1966

taken 52 years ago, near to Manchester, Great Britain

Coal train heads up Miles Platting bank, 1966
Coal train heads up Miles Platting bank, 1966
An 8F 2-8-0, number unrecorded, starts the long slog up the bank. Often heavy trains were banked up the hill, but I don't recall this one was.
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SJ8499, 569 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
December 1966   (more nearby)
Submitted
Tuesday, 31 December, 2013
Geographical Context
Railways 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 8414 9915 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:29.3291N 2:14.4298W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 8411 9913
View Direction
Northeast (about 45 degrees)
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