Stockton Locomotive Depot

  • Description

    "View NE, the main line to West Hartlepool, Sunderland etc. is on the left, the signalbox being North Shore. This Depot (coded 51E in the Darlington District of BR (NE Region), contributed power mainly for the intensive freight traffic of the Tees-side area and it was closed in 6/59 and the locomotives transferred to the new Thornaby Depot opened a year earlier. In 1954, Stockton had an allocation of 53:- 11 4-6-0s, 15 2-8-0s (all ex-WD), 3 2-6-0s, 5 0-8-0s, 5 0-6-0s, 1 4-8-0T, 2 4-6-2Ts, 4 0-6-0Ts, 6 0-4-4Ts and 1 0-4-0T. The photograph was taken on a quiet Sunday afternoon." Photo by Ben Brooksbank, 1954.
  • Owner

    Ben Brooksbank
  • Source

    Geograph (Geograph)
  • License

    What does this mean? Creative Commons License
  • Further information

    Resource type: Image
    Added by: Simon Cotterill
    Last modified: 7 years ago
    Viewed: 708 times
    Picture Taken: 1954-06-13
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