Before today’s update I’d just like to thank, once again, all those people who have allowed me to use their photos on the site over the years, it really wouldn’t be the same without them. This week in particular has seen almost 100 new photos come my way which will be uploaded to the site…
From John Stark, an excellent photo of 9F 92061 waiting at South Pelaw for its banker. Added to the 1960-1969 page.
From Craig Oliphant, a photo of the last track lifting train to come off the Washington Branch:
Courtesy of Rail-Online, I’ve added a new photo of 37078 passing South Pelaw Junction in 1977.
Two new photos from John Stark show 9Fs at South Pelaw Junction in the mid 1960s.
Four superb new shots from Robin Trinder of the track lifting operation between Pelton and South Pelaw Junction in November 1985.
Two new photos of action at South Pelaw Junction courtesy of Bill Watson.
Three new photos from Bill Watson showing two 9Fs shunting coal trains at South Pelaw Junction.
New from John Stark, two 9Fs with empty and loaded iron ore trains meet under the bridge at the Washington end of South Pelaw Junction on 28 July 1965.
Over the years, I have visited the site of South Pelaw Junction on numerous occasions and, from other pointers was able to work out where the signal box was but assumed that, apart from a few bricks, nothing survived. Last week, I was surprised to see, on Flick, a photo that stated it was the…