RailPictures.Net Photo: Various British Railways LNER Class J27 0-6-0 at Sunderland, Tyne & Wear, United Kingdom by Steve Armitage
 
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British Railways (more..)
LNER Class J27 0-6-0 (more..)
Sunderland Motive Power Depot (more..)
Sunderland, Tyne & Wear, United Kingdom (more..)
1967
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Various (more..)
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The phrase 'cradle of the industrial revolution' was nowhere more encapsulated than inside a locomotive roundhouse of the former North Eastern Railway, in this case Sunderland. The adjective 'decrepit' hardly seemed an adequate description! Nonetheless, to be in such a place and to soak up the atmosphere was an experience mere words cannot describe. The locomotives were almost 50 years old and it would only be a matter of months before such a sight was consigned to history. It was a privilege to have lived to experience those times.
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