LNER J39 0-6-0 at West Hartlepool Locomotive Depot

  • Description

    "View SE outside the Shed. This ex-North Eastern Depot serviced the railways of this important port and industrial centre, which had much freight traffic. The Depot was coded 51C in the Darlington District of BR(NER): in 1954 it had an allocation of 67 locomotives, comprising 61 steam:- 1 4-4-0, 1 2-6-0 (LMS-type), 14 0-8-0, 11 0-6-0, 3 4-6-2T, 25 0-6-0T, 6 0-4-4T; also 6 Diesel shunters. The photograph is of its sole Gresley J39 0-6-0, No. 64862 - which still had a tender marked 'LNER' 6½ years after Nationalisation." Photo by Ben Brooksbank, 1954.
  • Owner

    Ben Brooksbank
  • Source

    Geograph (Geograph)
  • License

    What does this mean? Creative Commons License
  • Further information

    Link: http://www.geograph.org.uk/photo/2357150
    Resource type: Image
    Added by: Peter Smith
    Last modified: 6 years, 8 months ago
    Viewed: 791 times
    Picture Taken: 1954-06-13
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