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563 views2-6-4 Tank 42546 heads for Great Harwood here leaving Martholme viaduct. Apparently the viaduct is in better condition now than Ribblehead and it hasnt been used for 45 years.55555
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442 viewsBlack 5 - 45373 approaches Whalley Rd Bridge (now removed) after leaving Martholme viaduct55555
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568 views21/06/1962 - Crab 42732 stands at the entrance to Great Harwood Goods yard00000
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442 viewsBlack 5 - 45205 arriving at Great Harwood55555
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613 views21/07/1962 - 45205 at Great Harwood station - these specials were very popular - note the number of people waiting 55555
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444 views21/07/1962 - 45205 leaving Great Harwood station for Blackburn and Southport55555
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419 viewsBlack 5 - 44949 on another Blackpool seaside special with Great Harwood station in the background 55555
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487 viewsJubilee 45716 "Swiftsure" again leaving Great Harwood station on a special22222
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475 views18/05/1964 - Black 5 44728 on IT58 to Blackpool leaving Great Harwood station heading for "Unity Bridge"55555
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394 viewsBlack 5 45377 stands at Great Harwood station having just returned with a seaside special00000
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3598 viewsCaught further down the line towards Blackburn -Black 5 - 44949 passes Tottleworth Brook11111
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532 viewsJubilee 45684 "Jutland" passes under Harwood Rd Bridge at Rishton -note that the nameplate has been removed and "Ringo" written00000
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438 views45216 emerges from Harwood Road bridge heading towards Blackburn at Rishton 00000
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762 viewsProbadly the last engine to run the line -8f 48218 with a works train removing the track55555
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550 viewsAnother view of 8f - 48218 and the works train. Note near side track already removed44444
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684 viewsAn East bound view of Great Harwood west signal box and remains of the station in the background55555
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