SD7217 : Only a week to go

taken 53 years ago, near to Edgworth, Blackburn With Darwen, Great Britain

Only a week to go
Only a week to go
On Sunday 4 August 1968 a number of privately organised railtours ran to signal the end of normal steam operation on British Railways, prior to the final official tours the following Sunday.

This was the RCTS no.2 special crossing Bradshaw Brook Viaduct above Entwistle. The train is hauled by Britannia class locomotive 70013 'Oliver Cromwell' and Stanier Black 5 44781.
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Date Taken
4 August 1968   (more nearby)
Saturday, 12 September, 2020
Geographical Context
Lowlands  Historic sites and artefacts  Railways  People, Events 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SD 7271 1710 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:38.9810N 2:24.8599W
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OSGB36: geotagged! SD 7256 1688
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Northeast (about 45 degrees)
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