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Taken 24-Dec-12
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Keywords:4F, BW, Birmingham, LMS, Steam, West Midlands
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Dimensions2603 x 2639
Original file size2.54 MB
Image typeJPEG
Color spaceUncalibrated
Date modified24-Dec-12 11:34
44057 1960s Bromford Bridge

44057 1960s Bromford Bridge

Over a hundred ‘4F’ 0-6-0s were still in service as late as 1965 when No.44057 was photographed running tender first through Bromford Bridge. It has a yellow stripe on the cabside indicating that it was not permitted to work under the overhead wires south of Crewe and its coal-railed tender has a chalked target number ‘12’ and Class K headlamps indicating it is on a local pick-up working, probably to Water Orton sidings. No.44057 had been transferred to Bescot from Gorton in December 1964 and moved to Saltley in July before withdrawal in November.