Bank Hall Locomotive Depot in 1948: two ex-Lancashire & Yorkshire engines outside the smaller through Shed: ex-L&Y 1F 0-6-0T No. 11535, fitted with dumb buffers and swinging spark-arrestor for working in the Docks; behind it is Class 30 6F 0-8-0 No. 12782. (Beyond can be glimpsed an 8F 2-8-0 with the unusual combination of 'M' as well as the BR initial '4' added to its number). Photo: 20 June 1848 by Ben Brooksbank, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 2.0 license.

Recording Locomotive Sightings 1943 - 1968
A generation of enthusiasts recorded the movements of locomotives around the railway system. These records of visits to locomotive depots have been collected and carefully analysed to provide an overall portrait for the period 1943 to 1968. During that period of steam's final years, there was a marked change from the pre-grouping types that still found work at a few depots, to the modern BR designs that worked until the end in 1968. The handling of freight and passenger services was a major undertaking from town and cities, ports, coal mines and factories. All of it traversed the labyrinth of lines that criss-crossed the country. There were numerous 'sheds' spread throughout the length and breadth of the land that provided and serviced the vast army of steam locomotives (20,000 in 1948). Here is just a taste of that history.

Monday, 8 April 2013

Carlisle Canal 1945 - 1952

Carlisle Canal
Pre Grouping Ownership - North British Railway
type:A stone built round house with a brick built 3TS dead ended shed, added in 1933.
location:On the north side of the Silloth line, west of Canal Junction.
access:A cinder path led to the shed from Newtown Road.
Site Location - http://www.railuk.info/steam/getshed.php?id=63
Carlisle Canal Photo Feature - http://www.deborahirwin.plus.com/canal/Canal.htm
CAR12B12C
Shed Profileallocation194819501959
cl 2P 4-4-0LMS010
opened:1862cl 5MT 4-6-0LMS030
closed:1963cl 8F 2-8-0LMS030
cl 4MT 2-6-0LMS001
cl 4F 0-6-0LMS001
A3 4-6-2LNER444
shed codesB1 4-6-0LNER336
1945 - 1950CARK3 2-6-0LNER676
1950 - 195112BD31 4-4-0NBR210
1951 - 195868ED49 4-4-0LNER552
195812DJ35 0-6-0NBR442
1958 - 196312CJ39 0-6-0LNER141212
J36 0-6-0NBR554
C15 4-4-2TNBR330
J69 0-6-0TGER110
N2 0-6-2TGNR001
N15 0-6-2TNBR772
545941
Sunday 8 April 194510.05am - 10.20amCARtotal:48
C15 4-4-2T (NBR)K3 2-6-0J39 0-6-0J35 0-6-0 (NBR)A3 4-6-2
9133CAR170186291912502Hyperion
9309CAR1861875CAR9226CAR2748Colorado
C6 4-4-2 (NER)19118949335D29 4-4-0 (NBR)
704200273193679360Guy Mannering
N15 0-6-2T (NBR)11332740J37 0-6-0 (NBR)9361Vich Ian Vohr
9079CAR1388297793019898Sir Walter Scott
92193832J69 0-6-0T9313D49 4-4-0
9393CARQ6 0-8-07337CAR9462361The Garth
9520CAR1335Q6734894912754Rutlandshire
D31 4-4-0 (NBR)J36 0-6-0 (NBRcl 8F2-8-0steam railcar2755CAR Berkshire
92159628CAR854631073Quicksilver2757Dumfries-shire
96359746CARD30 4-4-0 (NBR)D34 4-4-0 (NBR)
9423Quentin Durward9504Glen Aladale
Sunday 11 April 1948CARtotal:50
D31 4-4-0 (NBR)B1 4-6-0J39 0-6-0A3 4-6-2
2059CAR1217CAR4705BLA4895CAR68CAR Sir Visto
2060CAR1222CAR4846BLA4912CAR95CAR Flamingo
N15 0-6-2T (NBR)K3 2-6-04863BLA4923BLAD49 4-4-0
9139CAR1854CAR4875CAR4930CAR2730CAR Berkshire
9155CAR1882CAR4884CAR4934BLA2734CAR Cumberland
9174CAR1898CAR64888CAR4949BLA2735CAR Westmorland
9197CAR1900STM4892CAR4964CARJ36 0-6-0 (NBRWD 2-8-0
9215CAR1936CARJ35 0-6-0 (NBR)C15 4-4-2T (NBR)5216*CAR3054NPT
9218CAR1990STM4499CAR7458CAR5293CAR77044STM
J69 0-6-0T4511CAR7474CAR5304CAR77312STM
8499CAR* named 'Byng'4526CAR7481CAR5321CAR3147STM
Shed CodesBLA BlaydonCAR Carlisle CanalNPT Newport (Yorks)STM St. Margarets
Sunday 26 June 1949CARtotal:48
D31 4-4-0 (NBR)V2 2-6-2J39 0-6-0A3 4-6-2
62282CAR60810GHD64701BLA64912CAR60093CAR Coronach
N15 0-6-2T (NBR)60883GHD4816BLA64930CAR60095CAR Flamingo
69139CARK3 2-6-064844BLA64932CARD49 4-4-0
69155CAR61854CAR64849BLA64949DAR62732CAR Dumfries-shire
69174CAR61936CAR64853BLA64964CARJ36 0-6-0 (NBR
69185CAR61937CAR64877CAR64982DAR65216CAR Byng
69197CARJ35 0-6-0 (NBR)64880CARC15 4-4-2T (NBR)65293CARWD 2-8-0
69215CAR64478CAR64884CAR67458CAR65304CAR63063STM
69218CAR64511CAR64888CAR67474CAR65312CAR63126STM
B1 4-6-064526CAR64899CAR67481CAR65321CAR3180STM
61217CAR
Shed CodesBLA BlaydonCAR Carlisle CanalGHD GatesheadDAR DarlingtonSTM St. Margarets
Sunday 13 August 195012Btotal:50
cl 2P 4-4-0cl 5MT 4-6-0J35 0-6-0 (NBR)J39 0-6-0A3 4-6-2
4067312A4509612B6447812B6487512B6007912B Bayardo
D31 4-4-0 (NBR)V2 2-6-26449464G6487712B6009312B Coronach
6228112B6083664A6449912B6488012B6009512B Flamingo
N15 0-6-2T (NBR)6084864A6451112B6488412BB1 4-6-0J36 0-6-0 (NBR
6913912BK3 2-6-0C15 4-4-2T (NBR)6488812B6101452A Oribi6521612B Byng
6915512B6189812B6747412B6489212B6121712B6529312B
6917412B6190652B6748112B6489512B6121912B6530412B
6918512B6193612BWD 2-8-06493012B6122212B6531212B
6919712B6193712B9044764A6493212B6135964AJ38 0-6-0
6921512B6196864A9049364A6494812BJ69 0-6-0T6591464A
6921812BK1 2-6-09050151B6849912B
6202552C9070452D
Shed Codes12A Carlisle Kingmoor12B Carlisle Canal51B Newport (Yorks)52A Gateshead52B Heaton
52C Blaydon52D Tweedmouth64A St. Margarets64G Hawick
Sunday 24 June 195112Btotal:46
D31 4-4-0 (NBR)cl 5MT 4-6-0cl 8F 2-8-0J39 0-6-0A3 4-6-2
62281*12B4514112B4854412B6487512B6005764B Ormonde
N15 0-6-2T (NBR)B1 4-6-04870812B6487712B6006812B Sir Visto
6913912B6121712B4875612B6488012B6007912B Bayardo
6915512B6132252D4875812B6488812B6009512B Flamingo
6917412BK3 2-6-0J35 0-6-0 (NBR)6489212BJ36 0-6-0 (NBRC15 4-4-2T (NBR)
6918512B6185412B6447812B6489512B6521612B Byng6745812B
6919712B6188452B6449912B6489912B6529312B6747412B
6921512B6189812B6452612B6491212B6530412B6748112B
6921812B6193612B6453964G6493212B6531212B0-6-0 diesel
* last member of a class of 486486412B12086
Shed Codes12B Carlisle Canal52B Heaton52D Tweedmouth64B Haymarket64G Hawick
Saturday 24 May 195268Etotal:35
cl 5F 2-6-0 (H/F)V2 2-6-2J35 0-6-0 (NBR)J39 0-6-0A3 4-6-2
4287568A6082364A6447168E6473368E6006868E Sir Visto
N15 0-6-2T (NBR)6088264A6449464G6487568E6010164B Cicero
6915568E6089264AJ36 0-6-0 (NBR)6487768E6053764B Bachelor' Button
6921568EB1 4-6-06529368E6488868ED30 4-4-0 (NBR)
K3 2-6-06121768E6530468E6491268E6242564G Ellengowan
6185468E6135664A6531268E6493068ED49 4-4-0
6191668EC15 4-4-2T (NBR)6532168E6493268E6273468E Cumberland
6196864A6745868EWD 2-8-06494868ED31 4-4-0 (NBR)
6747468E9038666B6496468E62281*68E
Shed Codes* last member of a class of 48
64A St. Margarets64B Haymarket64G Hawick66B Motherwell68A Carlisle Kingmoor68E Carlisle Canal

Sentinel Railcar "Quicksilver".  The LNER had 50 gear-driven six-cylider railcars, built by the Sentinel company in 1928-1931, and all were named after famous stage coaches.  They were all withdrawn between 1943 and 1948.
D31 4-4-0, one of 48 built by Holmes for the North British Railway in 1890.  The last survivor 62281 was a Carlisle Canal engine.

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