Winsor Hill; 75009 & 92220 ‘Evening Star’ on Up through service, 1962; G A Richardson


SKU: WSHSD_2022_14_336 Categories: ,


BR Standard Class 4 No. 75009 (with 82G shedplate), built 1951, and BR Standard Class 9F No. 92220 (built 1960); named ‘Evening Star’ (the last steam locomotive built by BR workshops and, consequently, always destined to be preserved) pictured just north of the Winsor Hill tunnels with a through service with six carriages visible in 1962, the year such services were diverted.

Note the disused signalbox in the background plus disused and fenced-off quarry sidings. To the left can be seen both a standard metal 40 mph speed limit sign as well as an illuminated speed limit sign adjacent.

Photo by G A Richardson. Copyright S&DRT. Our ref. WSHSD_2022_14_336. Also see WSHSD_2022_14_021, WSHSD_2022_14_257, WSHSD_2022_14_317 and WSHSD_2022_14_322 taken at the same location.

Medium format 9 x 6 cm negative.

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