Shepton Mallet signalbox, 1962, with SDJR fire buckets (1); from Up platform, colour slide


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A view of Shepton Mallet signalbox from the Up (Bath-bound) platform. The photo is believed to have been taken in summer 1962.

Features to note; six fire buckets, two on the verandah are marked ‘S&DJR’ (visible on high res. version of the image). Two-mantle gas lamp. Telegraph pole with around 14 wires.

Photo by David Milton. Copyright S&DRT. Our ref. WSHSD_2018_1_083. See also WSHSD_2018_1_090 for a detail view and WSHSD_2015_41_084 for a black & white print version which is slightly sharper.

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