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649 viewsA view passing Padiham station. Note the Simonstone power station in the background. Also long gone!55555
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790 viewsA view passing Padiham station 55555
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648 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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506 viewsBlack 5 - 45373 approaches Whalley Rd Bridge (now removed) after leaving Martholme viaduct55555
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708 views21/06/1962 - Crab 42732 stands at the entrance to Great Harwood Goods yard00000
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557 viewsBlack 5 - 45205 arriving at Great Harwood55555
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744 views21/07/1962 - 45205 at Great Harwood station - these specials were very popular - note the number of people waiting 55555
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0 viewsLocal Lower Darwen Engine - Stanier 2-6-4 Tank waits at Great Harwood Station on a holiday special to the coaast.00000
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516 views21/07/1962 - 45205 leaving Great Harwood station for Blackburn and Southport55555
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485 viewsBlack 5 - 44949 on another Blackpool seaside special with Great Harwood station in the background 55555
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550 viewsJubilee 45716 "Swiftsure" again leaving Great Harwood station on a special22222
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545 views18/05/1964 - Black 5 44728 on IT58 to Blackpool leaving Great Harwood station heading for "Unity Bridge"55555
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456 viewsBlack 5 45377 stands at Great Harwood station having just returned with a seaside special00000
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3712 viewsCaught further down the line towards Blackburn -Black 5 - 44949 passes Tottleworth Brook11111
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611 viewsJubilee 45684 "Jutland" passes under Harwood Rd Bridge at Rishton -note that the nameplate has been removed and "Ringo" written00000
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544 views45216 emerges from Harwood Road bridge heading towards Blackburn at Rishton 00000
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