Another "cop" James B

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From the previous page-

A grimy Black 5 no.45253 stands on the Holbeck turntable this loco was eventually withdrawn during 1968.

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Shipley & Windhill area 1950s
While train spotting on the Shipley bend in the 50.60.s .. you could look over towards this line , which was not connected to the main line .
I think the loco's came from Low Moor M.P.D .. not sure ...
I found this photo on a Bradford F/B page .. bringing back many memories ..of the day ..
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Skipton station a Class 9F 2-10-0...

26 July 1967 .......
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manningham shed .... date unknown .LMS Class Ivatt Class 4F 2-6- in the fore ground
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viewing a large collection of photo,s of York station , I came across this one , and that just looks like myself ,sitting on the water pump .. shirt collar open ..
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This photo was taken on the same platform ... but I was standing down by the track ...
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Another view of Shipley , from the platform onwards to the North
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Steam train at Manningham Railway Station. Sheds in view on the right. of which were the first I saw ...1956
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Hi James,
Very interesting thread for me.

Between 1952 and 1958 I used to go to school in Bradford by train, and travelled daily between Guiseley and Frizinghall and back.

I suppose I must have bumped into you during my frequent trips to Shipley and Leeds City, 20a and 37b in those years.

On the school journey, I used to love those ex L and Y R tanks. Coffeepots we used to call them because of the burbling noise they made on the overun. Pleased to see that 50621 has been preserved.

Keep up the posts.

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I found this photo on Bradford F/B page ..
It is not the loco that got me interested, but the station buildings ..
On both sides ,they look to be the same ...a good way of saving a few "coppers " ....Laisterdyke
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In the same area ,"Low Moor " MPD ...Another shed I was able to visit with the "Northern Railfan Club in the 60,s ..
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The Crab on the left of the picture appears to be in steam, but has no tender.

I wonder if it blew up?
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Unknown date at Shipley , a holiday excursion to Morecambe ???
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A Hughes 'crab' 2-6-0 mixed traffic loco and it looks like it maybe no.42911?.

Assuming the loco is no.42911 the loco was built by the LMS in October 1930 and withdrawn by B.R. in November 1963 finally being cut up in May 1964.
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Another classic photo of Manningham Railway Station and Shed.55F .. I remember the same loco's during my train spotting days
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