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Personal blog of Steam Galas & Mainline Steam running from around the North of England. Pictures copyright of Author!!
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LMS Stanier Jubilee Class 4-6-0 - 45710 "Irresistible"30 views18/05/1964 - LMS Stanier Jubilee Class 4-6-0 - 45710 "Irresistible" with 1T64, leaving Great Harwood Station with a Whit Monday trip to the seaside.
This engine looks to be in a filthy condition and was based at Newton Heath sheds in Manchester for most of its working life - it was withdrawn from service a month later to be scrapped
Jan 21, 2021
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LMS Hughes 2-6-0 "Crab"- 4282833 views15/04/1963 LMS Hughes 2-6-0 "Crab"- 42828 leaving Great Harwood Station with 1Z12, a day trip to SouthportJan 21, 2021
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15/04/1963 LMS Hughes 2-6-0 "Crab"- 4282827 views15/04/1963 LMS Hughes 2-6-0 "Crab"- 42828 arriving at Great Harwood Station passing the coach cleaning sheds with 1Z12, a day trip to SouthportJan 20, 2021
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LMS Stanier 2-8-0 8F - 48218 53 viewsAnother view of - LMS Stanier 8F - 48218 and the works train between Prospect Street and Cambridge Street . Note near side track already removed.
b/w photograph G Robinson.
Jan 16, 2021
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LMS Stanier 2-8-0 8F - 48218 51 viewsLMS Stanier 2-8-0 8F - 48218 between Prospect Street and Meadow Street with a works train removing the trackbed.
B/W photograph G Robinson.
Jan 16, 2021
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LMS Hughes "Crab" 2-6-0 42732 19 viewsAugust 1963 - LMS Hughes "Crab" 2-6-0 42732 coming under Unity Bridge on the East Lancs loop line tender first with this short goods
heading for the Great Harwood Station just out of sight,
B/W photograph G Robinson.

My Father walking across "the fields" to work at GEC, Clayton -le-Moors at 7-00am when he manage d to capture this on his way.
Jan 16, 2021
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LMS Stanier 4-6-0 Black 5 44728 25 viewsLMS Stanier Black 5 44728 leaves Great Harwood station on 1T58, a holiday special to the coast.Jan 16, 2021
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LMS Stanier 4-6-0 Black 523 views08/05/1964 - Unknown Black 5 with a freight of fitted box vans passing through Great Harwood Station.Jan 16, 2021
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LMS Stanier 4-6-0 Black 5 - 4494937 views27/07/1964 - With Great Harwood station in the background LMS Stanier 4-6-0 Black 5 - 44949 sets off with empty coaching stock 3T46 towards Blackburn for probably 1P46 for another seaside special.Jan 16, 2021
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LMS Stanier 4-6-0 Black 5 - 4520527 views21/07/1962 - LMS Black 5 - 45205 with 1T65 leaving Great Harwood station for Blackburn and onto Blackpool on a wakes week holiday special.
B & W photograph G Robinson.
Jan 16, 2021
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LMS Stanier 4-6-0 Black 5 - 4520548 views21/07/1962 - LMS Stanier Black 5 45205 at Great Harwood station on 1T65 - a bank holiday day trip to Blackpool - these specials were very popular - note the number of people waiting and surprisingly how the colours and fashions of the 1960`s of the clothing have shown upJan 16, 2021
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LMS Stanier Black 5 4-6-0 - 45205 31 views02/06/1963 LMS Stanier Black 5 4-6-0 - 45205 arriving at Great Harwood passing the old Coach cleaning sheds coming from Rose Grove & Padiham this time on another seaside special 1T80.
b/w picture G Robinson
Jan 16, 2021
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LMS Stanier 4-6-0 Black 5 - 45373 34 viewsLMS Stanier 4-6-0 Black 5 - 45373 approaches Whalley Rd Bridge (now removed) after leaving Martholme viaductJan 16, 2021
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LMS Stanier Black 5 - 45269?39 viewsLMS Stanier Black 5 - 45269? about to cross Whalley Road Bridge into Great Harwood on 1T52, a Holiday special to the seaside.
The Bungalows along Mill Lane can just be seen on the far left
Jan 16, 2021
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LMS Stanier 2-6-4 Class 4 Tank 4254639 viewsLostock Hall Engine - 2-6-4 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 50 years.Jan 16, 2021
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LNER Gresley K4 - 2-6-0 - 61994 -"The Great Marquess"37 views04/05/63 - 3442 (61994) "The Great Marquess" on a RCTS tour heads towards Great Harwood between Mill Lane & Whalley road on "The Dalesman" Railtour
Jan 16, 2021
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