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Steam locomotive, number 1217, Great Eastern Railway28 viewsHellifield Shed in the 1960`s when closed for traffic, was used to store a few engines for the then new National Railway Museum in York. My father managed to get a look around this store and managed to get a few photgraphs.00000
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Great Northern Railway 0-6-0ST steam locomotive, No 1247, 189925 viewsHellifield Shed in the 1960`s when closed for traffic, was used to store a few engines for the then new National Railway Museum in York. My father managed to get a look around this store and managed to get a few photgraphs.00000
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LNWR Steam Locomotive 1439 0-4-0ST25 viewsHellifield Shed in the 1960`s when closed for traffic, was used to store a few engines for the then new National Railway Museum in York. My father managed to get a look around this store and managed to get a few photgraphs.00000
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LNWR Steam Locomotive 1439 0-4-0ST24 viewsHellifield Shed in the 1960`s when closed for traffic, was used to store a few engines for the then new National Railway Museum in York. My father managed to get a look around this store and managed to get a few photgraphs.00000
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LNER V2 2-6-2 - 4771 "Green Arrow."26 viewsHellifield Shed in the 1960`s when closed for traffic, was used to store a few engines for the then new National Railway Museum in York. My father managed to get a look around this store and managed to get a few photgraphs.00000
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Great Northern Railway 0-6-0ST steam locomotive, No 1247, 189930 viewsHellifield Shed in the 1960`s when closed for traffic, was used to store a few engines for the then new National Railway Museum in York. My father managed to get a look around this store and managed to get a few photgraphs.00000
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LNER V2 2-6-2 - 4771 "Green Arrow."25 viewsHellifield Shed in the 1960`s when closed for traffic, was used to store a few engines for the then new National Railway Museum in York. My father managed to get a look around this store and managed to get a few photgraphs.00000
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Gresley A3 4-6-2 - 4472 "Flying Scotsman"33 views15/05/1965 - 4472 "Flying Scotsman" leaving Hellifield for Carlisle on 1X51 - a special for the Gainsborough Model railway Society from Lincoln to Carlisle and onto Dumfries and return.
G Robinson
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LMS Fowler 2P 4-4-0 - 4068529 viewsLMS Fowler 2P 4-4-0 - 40685 dumped at the far end of the north siding at Hellifield for quite a few months . I spent many a hour pretending driving this engine over the S & C.
Me and my brother can be seen hanging out of the cab on one picture.
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LMS Fowler 2P 4-4-0 - 4068529 viewsLMS Fowler 2P 4-4-0 - 40685 dumped at the far end of the north siding at Hellifield for quite a few months . I spent many a hour pretending driving this engine over the S & C.
Me and my brother can be seen hanging out of the cab on one picture.
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LMS Fowler 2P 4-4-0 - 40685 25 viewsLMS Fowler 2P 4-4-0 - 40685 dumped at the far end of the north siding at Hellifield for quite a few months . I spent many a hour pretending driving this engine over the S & C.
Me and my brother can be seen hanging out of the cab on one picture.
G Robinson,
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Fairburn Class 4 -MT 2-6-4, - 4205130 viewsA quiet scene at Hellifield as Fairburn Class 4 -MT 2-6-4, - 42051 waits in the central up platform with a stopping train to Blackburn.
(Probably me as a kid, crouched down, hidden at the back of the lamp post)
The steep return line from the coaling plant can also be seen on the right hand side.
G Robinson
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Fairburn 2-6-4T 42147 39 viewsTaken around 1962/3 from Hellifield South Signal Box - Fairburn 2-6-4T 42147 arrives from Blackburn on the local stopping train into the down platform as signalled.
It also shows the extensive goods yard at this side of the station which continued on both sides of this branch.
Another unknown Stanier tank looks like its positioned to reverse onto the back of this service and position it in the middle platform for the return journey leaving this engine - 42147 behind to water, turn and coal at the opposite
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Fairburn 2-6-4 - 4MT Tank - 42154 34 viewsTaken from the embankment at the south side of Hellifield station. Fairburn 2-6-4 - 4MT Tank - 42154 pulls out of the central platform passing the south signal box heading round the curve towards Blackburn with a local stopping train.
Geoff Robinson
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LMS Stanier 2-6-4 4MT tank- 4249232 views1962 - Allocated to 24H (Hellifield) at this time - Stanier 2-6-4 4MT tank- 42492 being positioned by unknown Midland 0-6-0 at Hellifield Sheds.
Cant recall ever seeing a diesel shunter here.
G Robinson
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39 views1962 - Taken from the South signal Box at Hellifield, a Unknown Tank takes out the local stopping service from the middle platform towards Blackburn
Geoff Robinson
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