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The '61xxs' in the Great Western Era
Primarily on Paddington suburban duties but also the allocation to Penzance in October 1935 whilst Long Rock turntable was under repair.
Interview with Bill Wall, one time lad Porter on the Fairford branch.
Horse Box Traffic on Passenger Trains
College Wood Viaduct
Photo of a 4575 class locomotive on a Falmouth train crossing College Wood viaduct.
General Arrangement Drawing 5101 class 2-6-2T Lots Nos. 257 & 259
Drawing No 87341.For 5101 Class Lots 257 & 259. May also have been used for 61xx
Large 'Prairie' under repair
Photo of unknown large prairie 2-6-2T under repair.
Notes on the Culm Valley branch. Three early photos of Hemyock station - from the river bridge with ex-SDR 2-4-0T, from the road to the village, and into the dairy.
GWR Pot Type Sleepering
Details of the concrete pot sleepers introduced during World War 2.
Two colour photographs by P.J. Garland of 56xx no. 5673 heading away from Tenby, May 1963.
'47xx' From Birkenhead
Working 4703 on 7:45 pm Birkenhead / Paddington fitted freight
Early Turn at St Ives
Working the St Ives branch in the late 1950s
Birmingham Division Suburban Trains