Train Graveyard 1961

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Description

M/Ss and C/Us of a rusty old steam engine Class N7/5 number 69647 moving slowly along a track and being guided into a shed. Commentator tells us "Here at Stratford works in East London, old locomotives are being cut up for scrap metal at the rate of 2 or 3 every week!" M/S inside the shed as the engine...

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Data

Cataloguer:
Sarah
Stock:
Colour
Sound:
sound
Media URN:
2903
Sort Number:
CP 317
Time in/Out:
01:17:33:00 / 01:20:02:00
Canister:
CP 317
Film ID:
127.03
Issue Date:
23/01/1961

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  • The "rusty old steam engine" is Class N7/5 number 69647.

    The train being cut up is Class N 7/3 number 69677.

    jamied 3rd May 2012
  • Thanks.

    British Pathé 23rd May 2012

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