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Sentinel No.1 at Askern Coalite.6 viewsSentinel No.1 was at the Coalite Works at Askern near Doncaster on the 12th September 1981.
Fowler Diesel at Leyland Motors.8 viewsThe resident diesel shunter at the Leyland Motors Farington Factory was a John Fowler 0-4-0, works number 4210108, built in 1955. The loco is seen with the engine test shop in the background. The sidings run parallel to the WCML. April 1982.
The loco has now been moved for restoration to the Poulton & Wyre Railway, on the line between Poulton-Le-Fylde and Thornton-Cleveleys.
Fowler diesel shunter at Leyland Motors.6 viewsJohn Fowler 0-4-0 diesel shunter, works number 4210108, built in 1955, is seen in the sidings at the Leyland Motors Farington Factory in April 1982. In the far background can be seen the foundry, just one part of the then vast Leyland Motors empire, that stretched across the town, creating employment for thousands, and carrying the name 'Leyland' on the commercial vehicles produced here, to all parts of the world.
Ex BR Class 17 at Ribble Cement, Clitheroe.9 viewsThe amazing survivor. Former BR class 17, Clayton type 1, D8568, lived to fight another day after withdrawl from BR service, in industrial use with the Ribble Cement Company at Clitheroe. Keeping company with Presflo cement wagons, the loco is seen on the 3rd May 1982.

Kearsley Power Station Electric Loco.7 viewsKearsley Power Station, near Bolton had a 500v DC electric railway system that connected the power station to the exchange sidings that were adjacent to the Bolton to Manchester line. Three similar steeplecab locos handled the coal trains on the steeply graded line. Kearsley Number 3, built by Robert Stephenson & Hawthorns in 1944, works number 7078, is seen in the power station on 13th May 1982. Kearsley Power station closed in 1980 and has been demolished, housing now covers the site.
Kearsley Power Station.5 viewsTwilight on the 500v DC electric system at Kearsley Power Station on the 13th May 1982.
Ex BR Class 02, D2867 at Barrow-Upon-Soar.3 viewsBuilt by the Yorkshire Engine Company in 1961, this diesel hydraulic 0-4-0 shunter was numbered D2867 and allocated to 27A Bank Hall Shed at Liverpool for working on the sharply curved lines in the Docks, and at Great Howard Street Goods Yard near to Liverpool Exchange. The Class 02s as they became, were direct replacements for the ex Lancashire & Yorkshire Railway 0-4-0 'Pug' Saddle Tanks. D2867 was withdrawn from BR service in 1970, and is seen at the Redland Roadstone Yard at Barrow-Upon-Soar. 16/8/81.
Ex BR Class 03, D2049 at West Hallam Mine.2 viewsWithdrawn from BR service in 1971, Class 03, D2049 was Sunday resting at West Hallam Open Cast Coal Mine on Sunday 16th August 1981.

Ex BR Class 03, D2049 at West Hallam.4 viewsFormer BR Class 03, D2049 stands at West Hallam Open Cast Coal Mine on Sunday 16th August 1981. The loco was coupled to a rake of HAA Coal Hoppers ready for loading.
Class 10, D3452 at Fowey Docks.3 viewsSixteen Years after being withdrawn from BR service, a rather work weary looking D3452 shunts Clayhood Wagons at Fowey Docks in May 1984. The loco still carried BR livery, emblems & numbers. The China Clay was bound for the ship in the background.
Ribble Rail Sentinel 'Enterprise'.3 viewsNow part of the Ribble Rail fleet for use on the incoming tar traffic onto the former Preston Dock Estate, 'Enterprise' was originally supplied to Preston Corporation, built new by Sentinel in 1968, works number 10282. The loco is seen in the exchange sidings at Portway awaiting the arrival of the incoming train from Lindsey Oil Refinery in October 2010.
Army 610 at Long Marston.2 viewsIn a sorry state, Army 610 a Sentinel built 0-8-0 diesel hydraulic, built in 1963 works number 10143, is seen at Long Marston on the 12th September 2010.
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