SH6115 : Barmouth Station

taken 52 years ago, near to Barmouth, Gwynedd, Great Britain

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Barmouth Station
Barmouth Station
A holiday crowd awaits the arrival of a train for Pwllheli in the summer of 1968. It was obviously a warm day and the children may well have spent it on the beach, but the gentleman in the jacket and hat was making no concessions to the weather. Heading in the other direction is a freight train which may have been conveying explosives from the works at Penrhyndeudraeth used mainly in the mining industry.
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SH6115, 780 images   (more nearby search)
Photographer
Contributed by
Stephen McKay   (find more nearby)
Date Taken
August 1968   (more nearby)
Submitted
Saturday, 6 June, 2020
Geographical Context
Railways 
Primary Subject of Photo
Railway Station 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SH 6119 1583 [10m precision]
WGS84: 52:43.3355N 4:3.4028W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SH 6118 1584
View Direction
Southeast (about 135 degrees)
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