SP0229 : GWR - an equal opportunities employer

taken 8 months ago, near to Greet, Gloucestershire, Great Britain

GWR - an equal opportunities employer
GWR - an equal opportunities employer
That's the Gloucestershire Warwickshire Railway. The fireman is almost certainly a volunteer and is stood on her side of the cab. The engine is GWR heavy freight 2-8-0 No. 2807. The structures under the bridge are smoke deflectors to keep steam and smoke away from passengers using the bridge. I've had many a kippering while stood on bridges. The train is arriving with the locomotive running tender first. The pushing of trains with passengers is generally not allowed. Locomotives though are much more photogenic smokebox first.
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Date Taken
Sunday, 23 June, 2019   (more nearby)
Submitted
Thursday, 27 June, 2019
Geographical Context
Railways 
Place (from Tags)
Winchcombe 
Primary Subject of Photo
Railway Train 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SP 0258 2978 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:57.9895N 1:57.8314W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SP 0259 2977
View Direction
Northwest (about 315 degrees)
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Steam Locomotive  Preserved Railway  Gloucestershire Warwickshire Railway 

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