|7th January 2017, 06:29||#1|
Join Date: 25 Sep 2016
All Our Yesterdays 60 Years Ago 1957
All Our Yesterdays 60 Years Ago January 1957
Sixty years ago Standard class steam locomotives were still in production and diesel shunter production was progressing at a steady rate. There was also a steady flow of new diesel multiple units.
Standard Class 5 4-6-0 73145/59/60
Standard Class 4 4-6-0 75053/54/55
Standard Class 4 2-6-4T 80151
Standard Class 9F 2-10-0 92093
Class D2/5 11184 (D2407)
Class 04 11218/19 (D2248/49)
Class 08 13295/96, 13332/33/34/35 (D3295/96, D3332/33/34/35)
New Diesel Multiple Units
Swindon Inter City Sc79110/11/55/56
Metro Cammell (Class 101) E50156/57/62/63/64/65/66/67/68/69/70/71/72/73, E59060/73
Cravens (Class 105/6) E50365/66/67/68, E56120/21/22/23
BR Derby (Class 114) E50017/18/19/20/21/22/23/24/25/26/27/28/29/30/31, E56017/18/19/20/21/22/23/24/25/26/27/28/29/30/31
In the month seventy steam locomotives were withdrawn, thirty three being over fifty years old with Midland Railway 0-6-0 58142 being the oldest at eighty two years old.
I have photographed some of the above later in life and it can be found in this collection. As always feedback and comments welcome.
D3296 (08226) http://www.flickr.com/photos/pics-by-john/6081476693/
E50164 - https://www.flickr.com/photos/pics-by-john/14127693115/
E50164 - http://www.flickr.com/photos/pics-by-john/8344653675/