Blandford; 44417 forming goods service, taking water & departing (3); G A Richardson


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Fowler 4F No. 44417 is pictured in sunny weather at Blandford and appears to be removing one or more vehicles from a Down goods service standing at the platform (picture 1) and picking up a van from the sidings behind the platform. The loco then takes water (pictures 2 & 3), is ready to go (4) and departs (5).

44417 was allocated to Templecombe throughout BR service until withdrawal in November 1962.

Photo by G A Richardson. Copyright S&DRT. Our ref. WSHSD_2022_14_092.

44417 forming goods service at Blandford – sequence of images:

WSHSD_2022_14_260. Removing and adding vehicles from behind the platform.

WSHSD_2022_14_093. Taking water.

WSHSD_2022_14_092. Taking water.

WSHSD_2022_14_091. Ready to depart.

WSHSD_2022_14_123. Leaving with the goods service (not yet scanned).

9 x 6 cm medium format negative.

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