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.

Wednesday, 29 May 2013

Dawsholm, Glasgow 1946 - 1954

Stanier class 3 2-6-2 tanks were the mainstay of the passenger services in the north of Glasgow throughout this time.  Dawsholm shed serviced up to a dozen of these fine engines during this time.  The photo of 40208 was taken at Trafford Park shed when it was withdrawn and awaiting to be taken away for scrap.  Copyright Ben Brooksbank and licensed for reuse under this Creative Commons Licence.
Dawsholm, Glasgow
Pre Grouping Ownership - Caledonian Railway
type:A brick built 6TS with a 2TS repair shop.
location:On the east side of the goods branch, north of Maryhill Station.
access:The shed was off Kelvindale Road.
Site Location - http://www.railuk.info/steam/getshed.php?item=65D
Photo Feature - http://www.railbrit.co.uk/location.php?loc=Dawsholm%20Shed
65D65D
Shed Profileallocation19501959
cl 3MT 2-6-2T (St)LMS1112
opened:1896cl 4P 2-6-4TCal01
closed:1964cl 2P 0-4-4T (M)Cal10
cl 0F 0-4-0ST (Dr)Cal11
cl 2F 0-6-0T (M)Cal21
shed codescl 3F 0-6-0T (M)Cal21
1945 - 194931Ecl 2F 0-6-0 (Dr)Cal189
1949 - 196665Dcl 3F 0-6-0 (M)Cal56
Y9 0-4-0STNB01
J88 0-6-0TNB01
N15 0-6-2TNB07
N2 0-6-2TLNER02
BR cl 4 2-6-0BR02
WD 2-8-0WD25
4249
Sunday 30 June 194631Etotal:40
cl 3P 2-6-2T (St)cl 2P 0-4-4T (M)cl 0F 0-4-0ST (Dr)cl 2F 0-6-0 (Dr)
17631E1516831E1601031E1724531E1737231E1745731E
17731E1517431E1603031E1725831E1737931E1747031E
18531E1524031Ecl 2F 0-6-0T (M)1725931E1742631E1747131E
18631Ecl 3F 0-6-0 (M)1615327A1731431E1742731E1747231E
cl 4F 0-6-0 (F)1759231E1616931E1732231E1742831Ecl 4P 4-6-2T (Pick)
400812A1760531Ecl 3F 0-6-0T (M)1734131E1742931E1536031E
1760731E1625031E1734631E1745231E1536131E
1761231E1633031E1736631E1745631E
shed codes12A Carlisle Kingmoor27A Polmadie31E Dawsholm
Sunday 6 April 194731Etotal:31
cl 3P 2-6-2T (St)cl 2P 0-4-4T (M)cl 3F 0-6-0T (M)cl 2F 0-6-0 (Dr)
17731E1512931E1623831E1724031A1734631E1745631E
18931E1516831E1625031E1725831E1736631E1745731A
cl 0F 0-4-0ST (Dr)1517431Ecl 3F 0-6-0 (M)1730631E1737231E1747031E
1601031Ecl 2F 0-6-0T (M)1759231E1732231E1742631E1747131E
cl 3F 0-6-0 (Pick)1616131E1760731E1733631E1742931E1747231E
1765231E1616931E1761231E1734131E1745231E
shed codes31A St. Rollox31E Dawsholm
Sunday 25 April 194831Etotal:40
cl 3P 2-6-2T (St)cl 2P 0-4-4T (M)cl 2F 0-6-0T (M)cl 2F 0-6-0 (Dr)
17631E5512931E1615831E1724531E1734131E1745231E
17731E1513631E1616831E1725831E1734631E1745631E
18631E1514531E1616931E1725931E1736631E1746931E
4018931E1516831Ecl 3F 0-6-0 (M)1730631E1737231E1747031E
cl 0F 0-4-0ST (Dr)1517431E1759231E1731431E1737431A1747131E
1602631Ecl 2P 0-4-4T (Pick)1760531E1732231E5742631E1747231E
cl 3F 0-6-0T (M)1524031E1760731E1733631E1742931Ecl 3F 0-6-0 (Pick)
1633931E1761231E1765231E
shed codes31A St. Rollox31E Dawsholm
Sunday 17 September 195010.15am - 10.25am65Dtotal:36
cl 3P 2-6-2T (St)cl 2F 0-6-0T (M)cl 2F 0-6-0 (Dr)
4015265D4018565D5616865D5724565D5734165D5747065D
4015365D4018665D5616965D5725865D5734665D5747265D
4015465D4018765D5617065D R5727365D5737265Dcl 3F 0-6-0T (M)
4015865Dcl 3F 0-6-0 (M)5617165D5730665D5739465D5631565D
4017665D5759265Dcl 2P 0-4-4T (M)5731465D5742665DWD 2-8-0
cl 5MT 4-6-05760565D5516865D5732265D5742965D77080
4502364C5760765DR - repair shop5733665D5745665D R90440
shed codes64C Dalry Road65D Dawsholm
Sunday 22 July 195165Dtotal:46
cl 3P 2-6-2T (St)N15 0-6-2Tcl 2F 0-6-0T (M)cl 2F 0-6-0 (Dr)cl 3F 0-6-0 (M)
4015265D6916365D5615865D5724565D5737265D5759265D
4015365D6917665D5616165D5725865D5737365D5760565D
4015465D6917765D5616865D5725965D5739465D5761265D
4015865D6918465D5617165D5731465D5742965D5765265D
4017765D6920365Dcl 3F 0-6-0T (M)5732265D5745665DWD 2-8-0
4018565D6920565D5631565D5733665D5747065D9019365D
4018665D6920865D5634465D5734065D5747265D9044065D
4018965Dcl 4F 0-6-0 (F)cl 0F 0-4-0ST (Dr)5734165DJ88 0-6-0T9054965D
4388365D5603965D6833365D
shed codes65D Dawsholm
Sunday 17 May 195365Dtotal:43
cl 3P 2-6-2T (St)N15 0-6-2TN2 0-6-2Tcl 2F 0-6-0 (Dr)cl 3F 0-6-0 (M)
4015465D6916365D6950965D5724565D5733665D5759265D
4015865D6917665D6951165D5725865D5734165D5760565D
4017665D6917765D6955365D5727365D5734665D5760765D
4017765D6918465DWD 2-8-05729665D5747065D5761265D
4018665D6920365D9011465D5731465D5747265D5765265D
4018865D6920565D9019365Dcl 2F 0-6-0T (M)D11 4-4-0
cl 5MT 4-6-06920865D9049365D5617065G6268465A Wizard of the Moor
4547463Acl 3F 0-6-0T (M)cl 0F 0-4-0ST (Dr)5617165D6268665A The Fiery Cross
5633965G5603065GY9 0-4-0STJ88 0-6-0T
shed codes63A Perth65D Dawsholm65G Yoker6811865G6833365D
Sunday 6 June 195465Dtotal:45
cl 3P 2-6-2T (St)N15 0-6-2Tcl 2F 0-6-0T (M)cl 2F 0-6-0 (Dr)WD 2-8-0
4015265D6917665D5615865G5724565D5745665D9011465D
4015365D6917765D5616165G5727365D5747065D9019365D
4015465D6918465D5616865G5729665D5747265D9043665D
4017665D6920365D5617065G5733665Dcl 0F 0-4-0ST (Dr)9044065D
4018665D6920565D5617165D5734165D5602965D9049365D
N2 0-6-2T6920865Dcl 3F 0-6-0 (M)5734665D5603065G9054965D
6950965Dcl 5MT 4-6-05759265D5742965D5603965GJ35 0-6-0
6951165D4497363A5761265Dcl 3F 0-6-0T (M)J88 0-6-0T6452065D
6955365D5765265D5623865D6833365D
shed codes63A Perth65D Dawsholm65G Yoker

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