Lostock Hall

Nicely bulled up for its last weekend of steam duties is Stanier LMS 8F 2-8-0 48476, photographed at Lostock Hall shed on 2nd August 1968. Two days later it piloted BR Standard 5MT 4-6-0 73069 from Manchester Victoria to Blackburn via Oldham, Rochdale, Bury Knowsley St and Bolton on the RCTS End of Steam Commemorative Rail Tour. Despite appearances the 8F then unfortunately had a one-way ticket to the breakers yard. See image 31774

Location: Lostock Hall

Company: Liverpool, Ormskirk and Preston Railway (East Lancashire Railway)

Photographer: David Hindle

Contact photographer: David Hindle

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Date: 02/08/1968

Image number: 33064

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