1966

SJ8499 : Coal train heads up Miles Platting bank, 1966

taken 57 years ago, near to Cheetham Hill, Manchester, England

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.

Creative Commons Licence [Some Rights Reserved]   © Copyright Robin Webster and licensed for reuse under this Creative Commons Licence.
Geographical Context: Railways
This photo is linked from: Automatic Clusters: · Miles Platting Bank [20] ·
1:50,000 Modern Day Landranger(TM) Map © Crown Copyright
+
+
1:50,000 Modern Day Landranger(TM) Map © Crown Copyright
TIP: Click the map for more Large scale mapping
Grid Square
SJ8499, 709 images   (more nearby 🔍)
Photographer
Robin Webster   (more nearby)
Date Taken
December 1966   (more nearby)
Submitted
Tuesday, 31 December, 2013
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)
Clickable map
+
NW N NE
W Go E
SW S SE
Image classification(about): Geograph
This page has been viewed about 64 times
You are not logged in login | register