Winsor Hill; 53808 on 1O91 Nottingham-Bournemouth service; G A Richardson


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Fowler S&D 7F No. 53808 (built 1925 as S&D No. 88) is at the head of a Nottingham-Bournemouth through service of at least seven carriages just north of the Winsor Hill tunnels. The reporting code for this service, 1O91, is being displayed.

Note the disused and fenced-off quarry sidings. To the left can be seen abandoned quarry buildings.

53808 is shown as already allocated to Bath Green Park at the time of nationalisation in 1948 and remaining there until withdrawal in April 1964. Arriving at the Woodham Bros. Barry Island scrapyard in August of that year, the locomotive was rescued by the Trust in 1970 and returned to steam in 1987.

Photo by G A Richardson. Copyright S&DRT. Our ref. WSHSD_2022_14_450. See also WSHSD_2022_14_317 for 53808 on an Up service at the same location.

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