Fatal Train Crash Near Warrington 1934

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Full title reads: "FATAL TRAIN CRASH - near Warrington."

Warrington, Lancashire.

Various shots of the debris - derailed train engine and cars - steel, wood, wheels and glass laying scattered around. Several people looking on. The train crash happened when the the London - Blackpool...

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Cataloguer:
Sanja
Stock:
Black & White
Sound:
Sound
Media URN:
9006
Sort Number:
34/079
Time in/Out:
01:46:07:00 / 01:47:02:00
Canister:
34/79
Film ID:
797.29
Issue Date:
01/10/1934

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  • I believe this is the accident at Winwick Junction on 28th September 1934.
    For more info see: http://www.railwaysarchive.co.uk/eventsummary.php?eventID=101

    patrick_smyth 7th Aug 2013

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