Templecombe; 53804 on Stephenson Locomotive Society S&D Railtour, 11-09-60 (2); G A Richardson



Fowler S&D 7F No. 53804 (built 1914 as S&D No. 84) is pictured at the head of the Stephenson Locomotive Society (SLS) S&D Railtour on 11 September 1960 coming down the S&D spur from Templecombe (Upper) station with five carriages.

53804 is shown as already allocated to Bath Green Park at the time of nationalisation in 1948 and remaining there until withdrawal in February 1962.

The roof of the 1950-built engine shed in Templecombe Lower Yard can be seen to the left, immediately above the track.

Photo by G A Richardson. Copyright S&DRT. Our ref. WSHSD_2022_14_282. See also WSHSD_2022_14_297.

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