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  • Mystery Number 183 – supplied by Ted Talbot

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    The engine is easy enough to identify, although would someone like to supply the details ?

    It seems to be working a breakdown train and the date could really be any time in BR days. The interesting thing is the location. The buildings in the background are distinctive and should be identifiable. So where are they?

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  • Tony Osmond — 14-Sep-2015 8.18 PM
    It could be some parts of Wolverton works because the buildings to the left of the picture look like carriage buildings but it is a bit of guess
    David Littlewood-Tysoe — 21-Sep-2015 8.43 AM
    I donít believe this is Wolverton. Northbound, there are no houses beyond the carriage sheds (and the line is on an embankment). Southbound, the works and housing development would be on the other side of the line. If the number of the Super D is readable on the original, perhaps we can make some deductions from where it was shedded?
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