SE5951 : Ex-NER J72 0-6-0T on pilot duties at York

taken 62 years ago, near to York, Great Britain

Ex-NER J72 0-6-0T on pilot duties at York
Ex-NER J72 0-6-0T on pilot duties at York
No. 68687 is an ex-NER Wilson Worsdell class E1 (LNER J72), built as No. 1747 in 4/1899, became LNER No. 8687 in 1946 and withdrawn 9/61. In previous years York's Station Pilots had been turned out painted and polished - but not by 1960. Note the sheet in the cab, to protect against the cold wind.
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Date Taken
11 April 1960   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 8 April, 2012
Geographical Context
Railways 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SE 595 518 [100m precision]
WGS84: 53:57.5486N 1:5.6808W
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OSGB36: geotagged! SE 595 518
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