NY8539 : Wearhead station and train for Bishop Auckland on Last Day, 1953

taken 69 years ago, near to Wearhead, County Durham, Great Britain

Wearhead station and train for Bishop Auckland on Last Day, 1953
Wearhead station and train for Bishop Auckland on Last Day, 1953
View NW to buffers, with train headed by ex-NER Worsdell class C LNER J21 No. 65078 (built 4/1891 as No. 1554, renumbered in 1946 as 5078, withdrawn as BR 65078 in 2/57). The branch was closed completely to Wearhead that day (27/6/53), but remained open for goods as far as St Johns Chapel until 2/1/61. (See also my NY8539 : Last Train waiting to leave Wearhead for Bishop Auckland).
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Ben Brooksbank   (find more nearby)
Date Taken
27 June 1953   (more nearby)
Submitted
Friday, 12 August, 2016
Geographical Context
Railways 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NY 858 395 [100m precision]
WGS84: 54:45.0366N 2:13.2721W
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OSGB36: geotagged! NY 858 395
View Direction
Northwest (about 315 degrees)
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