Semaphores and Steam | 4th August 68 - The Finale
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With the exeption of the British Rail organised 1T57 Fifteen Guinea Special on 11th August, 4th August was the last day of steam operation when many of the locos' which now form the backbone of the Steam Heritage sector were prepared and dispatched from Lostock Hall to bid farewell to steam operation by hauling various legs of 6 different railtours. These images were captured both at Lostock Hall and around the Manchester Victoria and Blackburn areas.
BR Standard 7P6F 4-6-2 'Britannia' no 70013 'Oliver Cromwell'LMS Stanier 5MT 4-6-0 'Black 5' no 44781LMS Stanier 8F 2-8-0 no 48476LMS Stanier 5MT 4-6-0 'Black 5' no 44781BR Standard 5MT 4-6-0 no 73069LMS Stanier 5MT 4-6-0 'Black 5' no 45305LMS Stanier 5MT 4-6-0 'Black 5' no 44781LMS Stanier 8F 2-8-0 no 48476LMS Stanier 5MT 4-6-0 'Black 5' no 45110BR Standard 7P6F 4-6-2 'Britannia' no 70013 'Oliver Cromwell'LMS Stanier 5MT 4-6-0 'Black 5' no 45017LMS Stanier 5MT 4-6-0 'Black 5'  no 44894BR Standard 7P6F 4-6-2 'Britannia' no 70013 'Oliver Cromwell'BR Standard 7P6F 4-6-2 'Britannia' no 70013 'Oliver Cromwell'LMS Stanier 5MT 4-6-0 'Black 5' no 45407LMS Stanier 5MT 4-6-0 'Black 5' no 44874 & 45017BR Standard 7P6F 4-6-2 'Britannia' no 70013 'Oliver Cromwell'BR Standard 7P6F 4-6-2 'Britannia' no 70013 'Oliver Cromwell'LMS Stanier 5MT 4-6-0 'Black 5' no 45017LMS Stanier 8F 2-8-0 no 48476

Categories & Keywords
Category:Transportation
Subcategory:Railway
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Keywords:4/8/68, Blackburn, Hall, Lostock, MPD, Manchester, Victoria, railtours