Whitaker tablet exchanger, Sturminster Newton, 23-07-61


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The Whitaker tablet exchange apparatus is seen in use next to the signalbox at Sturminster Newton on Sunday 23 July 1961. The locomotive is 5MT class No. 73050 (allocated to 82F Bath Green Park).

Viewed from the first carriage of the Up Pines Express through service from Bournemouth to Manchester. Station platform beyond. Photo taken using Ilford FP3 35mm black & white film.

Photo by John Richardson. Copyright S&DRT. Our ref. WSHSD_2019_4_61.

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