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7206 viewsA view from empty coaching stock passing through Padiham
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3811 viewsCaught further down the line towards Blackburn -Black 5 - 44949 passes Tottleworth Brook
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2792 viewsDemolishion of Great Harwood station
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2380 viewsAnother view of 8f - 48218 and the works train. Note near side track already removed
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2227 viewsBlack 5 44945 pulls a freight out of Great Harwood station heading towards Blackburn
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1270 views11/06/1961 - Only picture I`ve got of a diesel coming through Great Harwood - Class 31, D5890 (A Sheffield loco) passes into the station heading from the Padiham direction with a special 1X15 possibly on a detour heading for the coast from Yorkshire
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1033 views1/07/1964 - Jinty 47344 on duties at Accrington - note Platts factory in the background
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939 viewsProbadly the last engine to run the line -8f 48218 with a works train removing the track
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926 views04/05/63 - 3442 "The Great Marquess" on a RCTS tour heads towards Great Harwood between Mill Lane & Whalley road on "The Dalesman" Railtour
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859 viewsAn East bound view of Great Harwood west signal box and remains of the station in the background
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829 viewsA view passing Padiham station
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800 views21/06/1962 - Crab 42732 stands at the entrance to Great Harwood Goods yard
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798 views21/07/1962 - 45205 at Great Harwood station - these specials were very popular - note the number of people waiting
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759 viewsJubilee 45580 "Burma" passes by at Rose Grove
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694 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.
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690 viewsGreat Harwood station as was before demolishion
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