RailPictures.Net Photo: Untitled Steam 0-6-0 at Wigan, Lancashire, United Kingdom by Bob Avery
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Steam 0-6-0 (more..)
Bickershaw Colliery (more..)
Wigan, Lancashire, United Kingdom (more..)
January 05, 1979
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Bob Avery (more..)
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Bickershaw Colliery used steam traction until 1979, 11 years after steam finished on Britain's main lines. The 'Austerity' 0-6-0 saddletank was a wartime design produced by several builders, with construction continuing after the war to feed a demand for powerful industrial engines.
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