Up freight at Metal Bridge, near Tursdale Junction

  • Description

    "View northward, towards Durham, Newcastle etc.: ex-NE ECML. The Class H freight is headed by an ex-WD 'Austerity' in unusually smart, ex-Works condition. No. 90309, which started life as WD 7445 (later 77445) in 2/44 and was one of the only 50 (out of 450) put to work on the SR before its war service in NW Europe; it worked from Eastleigh until sent over in 12/44 and in 3/47 was back in England working on the LNER from Immingham, later at several other ER/NER Depots as No 90309, until eventually withdrawn in 7/67. (See also http://www.geograph.org.uk/photo/2282778)." 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/2758011
    Resource type: Image
    Added by: Simon Cotterill
    Last modified: 3 years, 12 months ago
    Viewed: 314 times
    Picture Taken: 1954-06-12
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