SU1484 : Steam locomotive moves in Swindon

taken 11 months ago, near to Swindon, Great Britain

Steam locomotive moves in Swindon
Steam locomotive moves in Swindon
Three steam locomotives were moved in Swindon on 21 August 2018. Great Western 4-6-0 No. 7819 Hinton Manor was removed from the designer outlet shopping village, returning to the Severn Valley Railway; classmate No. 7821 Ditcheat Manor replaced it in the shopping village, moving around the corner from STEAM museum; and 2-8-0 No. 2818 arrived at the museum from the National Railway Museum at Shildon.

Here we see No. 7821 on a road trailer in a residential car park, where it would remain for most of the day. In the background are the former offices of Swindon railway works.
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Date Taken
Tuesday, 21 August, 2018   (more nearby)
Submitted
Friday, 24 August, 2018
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts  Railways  People, Events 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SU 1435 8496 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:33.8003N 1:47.6627W
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OSGB36: geotagged! SU 1434 8495
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Northeast (about 45 degrees)
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