No. 34102 ‘Lapford’ on passenger service, Branksome, c.1960


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Ex-SR unrebuilt Bulleid ‘West Country’ 4-6-2 locomotive No. 34102 ‘Lapford’ (with high-sided tender, allocated to 71B Bournemouth) on passenger service with SR headcode no. 17 (Bournemouth Central & Weymouth) on passnger service at Bournemouth West Junction. The train is heading up the now-dismantled east chord of the triangle. Undated, circa 1960.

NB: this loco was the last surviving unrebuilt WC when withdrawn in July 1967.

The lower-quadrant ground signal which is seen Off in WSHSD_2019_4_8 can be seen more clearly in the bottom right hand corner of this photo.

Ilford FP3 35mm black & white film.

Photo by John Richardson. Copyright S&DRT. Our ref. WSHSD_2019_4_9. See also WSHSD_2019_4_8.

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