61410 1959-07-11 Norton East
The Birmingham Drikold train approaching the junction.
DRIKOLD was solid blocks of Carbon Dioxide produced at ICI Billingham was and used, amongst other things, in the refrigeration of food products – due to the blocks slowly vapourising or melting they were placed in thick brown paper bags and put into the refrigerated square containers seen here on this train.
Note also the NER trespass notice, all fully painted up including the pre-grouping title.
Photo by and copyright of David P Williams