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Press Digest No 23
Item Reference
373The Other Junction”. Article by Keith Scholey. A short history of Willesden Junction, with 3 pages, 5 photographs and 6 references.
Backtrack. Vol. 18 No. 6 – June 2004
374At Edgehill in 1962”. Article by David Pinniger. One page with 3 colour photographs, including G2 No. 49415 shunting loco coal wagons.
Backtrack. Vol. 18 No. 6 – June 2004
375Tests of Engines on the Midland Division” (between Carlisle and Leeds, November and December 1924) . Article by William Dunn. The article is based around the official report. The test locomotives included Claughton No. 2221 Sir Francis Dent and several Midland Compounds. 7 pages, 5 photographs, 5 tables.
LMS Journal. No. 6.
376Shrewsbury Locomotive Shed”. 5 page photo feature with shed allocation at 21 September 1932. 5 photographs (one a double page spread) of mostly ex. LNWR locomotives (excellent!).
LMS Journal. No. 6.
377Gayton Loops Signal Box”. Article by Patrick Rawlinson. A personal account of working conditions in the early 1950's. The box was an ex. LNWR type 'D' on the up side of the WCML approximately 63 miles from Euston. 8 pages, 7 photographs from the late LMS period, lever numbers & bell codes.
LMS Journal. No. 6.
378Pilots are popular”. 4-page photo feature (8 photos) of Jinties on pilot duties at Carlisle Citadel in the late 1950s and early 1960s.
Railway Bylines. Vol. 9 No. 7 – June 2004
379On business at Clee Hill”. Article by Brian Penney. A former Coleham motive power trainee tells of a visit to the Clee Hill branch in 1959, the purpose of which was to sort things out after a runaway on the incline. 7 pages, 10 photographs.
Railway Bylines. Vol. 9 No. 7 – June 2004
380Chwilog”. One ancient postcard of the level crossing on the Afonwen branch.
Railway Bylines. Vol. 9 No. 7 – June 2004
381Euston”. The first of a three-part article about the station. This part extends to 14 pages and is accompanied by 20 photographs dating from the mid-1940s to the mid-1950s.
British Railways Illustrated. Vol. 13 No. 9 – June 2004
3822-4-0 No. 790 Hardwicke”. Photograph of Locomotive working a rail tour leaving Carnforth on 23 May 1976 with wagons and vans in background
Steam Railway. No 297
3830-4-0 Lion”. Photograph Liverpool and Manchester locomotive running around its stock at Southport on 24 March 1980.
Steam Railway. No 297
384Special Tank Carr Dept No.1”. Photograph (in colour) of ex. LNWR locomotive, in BR livery, taking water at Rugby in March 1954.
The Railway Magazine. June 2004

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