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SAW024469 SCOTLAND (1949). Tay Bridge, Dundee. An oblique aerial photograph taken facing north.

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Pennawd [SAW024469] Tay Bridge, Dundee. An oblique aerial photograph taken facing north.
Cyfeirnod SAW024469
Dyddiad 1949
Dolen Canmore Collection item 1269314
Enw lle
Plwyf DUNDEE (DUNDEE, CITY OF)
Ardal CITY OF DUNDEE
Gwlad SCOTLAND
Dwyreiniad / Gogleddiad 339143, 727850
Hydred / Lledred -2.9871077535019, 56.439003474872
Cyfeirnod Grid Cenedlaethol NO391279

Pinnau

Locomotive has the full 'British Railways' painted on its tender. As there was only one company from 1948 this could be seen as rather unnecessary, but old habits die hard.

Maurice
Monday 25th of February 2013 09:28:10 AM
Nothing to do with "old habits". It was not decided for some time as to what badge locomotives would carry and so "British Railways" was used as an interim. If you really want "old habits" the Southern Railway which became the Southern Region was told to add 30 thousand on to their excising numbers and so they did. 21C1 "Channel Packet", became 30,21C1. Please notice the use of the comma!

John Wass
Friday 18th of July 2014 07:59:16 PM
Last two coaches seem to be in the new (1948) red and cream livery.

Maurice
Sunday 24th of February 2013 06:33:17 PM
Pier for the first Tay Bridge

MB
Friday 21st of September 2012 04:10:27 PM
Teak-bodied coach built for the LNER or GNR

MB
Friday 21st of September 2012 04:07:47 PM
Wooden-bodied guard's brake van

MB
Friday 21st of September 2012 04:07:14 PM
Teak coach designed by Sir Nigel Gresley and his team for the GNR or the LNER

MB
Friday 21st of September 2012 04:06:01 PM

Cyfraniadau Grŵp

The stubs of the piers for Sir Thomas Bouch's ill-fated first Tay Bridge are very apparent in this shot

MB
Friday 21st of September 2012 04:11:48 PM
Would appear to be a southbound express from Aberdeen or Dundee to Edinburgh and points beyond: the coaches are carrying destination headboards

MB
Friday 21st of September 2012 04:09:42 PM
The locomotive appears to be A2 Pacific 529 designed by Peppercorn, named 'Pearl Diver'. It was built at Doncaster; completed on 21 February 1948 and was later based at Edinburgh's Haymarket depot. Sometime later the locomotive was rebuilt with a double chimney. It was withdrawn in 1962. Curious that the tender is in British Railway livery but the engine carries its LNER number. This confirms the date - the transition to British Railways

MB
Friday 21st of September 2012 04:05:06 PM