No. 34098 ‘Templecombe’ light engine, Branksome Triangle main line, c.1960


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 Ex-SR rebuilt Bulleid ‘West Country’ class 4-6-2 locomotive No. 34098 ‘Templecombe’ (allocated to 75A Brighton, transferred to 72A Exmouth Junction November 1960), light engine with SR headcode no. 26 (Brighton & Bournemouth, train reporting no. 730), near Branksome station. The main line Branksome Viaduct is just visible in the background. Undated, circa 1960.

Ilford FP3 35mm black & white film.

Photo by John Richardson. Copyright S&DRT. Our ref. WSHSD_2019_4_6. See also WSHSD_2019_4_3 for another picture of the same engine nearby with the same headcode and on a passenger train.

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