STEEL TRAINS

37064 Consett 2-11-76, steel train

37064 leaves Consett with a loaded steel train on 2 November 1976. Photo copyright Stephen McGahon

08708 banking 37064. 2-11-76

37064, with 08708 banking leaves Consett with a loaded steel train on 2 November 1976. In the background can be seen see the Plate Mill, Power Station and water supply cooling tower and oil tanks. Photo copyright Stephen McGahon

A Class 37 on a steel train at Oxhill in January 1978. Photo Authors Collection

A Class 37 on a steel train at Oxhill in January 1978. Photo Author’s Collection, used with permission.

A Class 37 on a steel train at Oxhill in January 1978. Photo Authors Collection

A Class 37 on a steel train at Oxhill in January 1978. Photo Author’s Collection, used with permission.

37029 on a steel train at Consett in 1979. Photo Authors Collection

37029 on a steel train at Consett in 1979. Photo Author’s Collection, used with permission.

An unknown Class 37 on a steel train at Consett on 22 March 1980. Photo Authors Collection

With just six months left before the closure of the steelworks, an unknown Class 37 (possibly 37114) sits at Consett with a loaded steel train on 22 March 1980. Photo Author’s Collection, used with permission.

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