Corfe Mullen; 73050 on Down through service; G A Richardson

£1.50

SKU: WSHSD_2022_14_118 Categories: ,

Description

BR Standard Class 5 No. 73050 (built 1954, with 82F Bath Green park shedplate) heads a Down through service of at least eight carriages near Corfe Mullen.

This is on the single-track line between Broadstone and Corfe Mullen Junction that was built in the 1880s to avoid the need for S&D traffic to reverse at Wimborne.

73050 is shown as allocated to Bath Green Park from new until July-August 1962 and from November 1962 until March/April 1964.
The SLS data shows the loco as having been withdrawn at that point, then swiftly reinstated at another location.

Photo by G A Richardson. Copyright S&DRT. Our ref. WSHSD_2022_14_118. See also WSHSD_2022_14_119 for another photo of 73050 near Corfe Mullen, though with no shedplate on that occasion.

Medium format 9 x 6 cm negative.

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