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.

Sunday, 6 December 2015

Camden 1935 - 1963

Royal Scot 4-6-0 6127 "Old Contemptibles" rests in a line of locos in Camden shed yard on 11th May 1947, photo: Ben Brooksbank, Creative Commons Attribution Share-alike licence 2.0.
Camden
Pre Grouping Ownership - London North West Railwayopened:1847closed to steam:1963
type:A brick built 5TS through road shed.Google Map1935 - 19631B
location:On the south side of the line, east of Chalk Farm station.
Saturday 25 May 19351B2.55pm - 3.50pmtotal:58
cl 4P 4-4-0 (F)cl 5MT 4-6-0Patriot 4-6-0Jubilee 4-6-0
11031113504550885510551355145554Ontario
11071150504653875515552055275559British Columbia
1110116450875537Private E. Skes V.C.5564New South Wales
cl 4P 2-6-4T (F)cl 3F 0-6-0T5540Sir Robert Turnbull5574India
237773565541Duke of Sutherland5576Bombay
cl 4P 2-6-4T (3 cyl)cl 8F 2-8-0Royal Scot 4-6-05592Indore
2500844185316110Grenadier Guardsman5597Barbados
cl 5F 2-6-0 (H/F)84426116Irish Guardsman5598Basutoland
2892cl 7F 0-8-0 (G2)6140The King's Royal Rifle Corps5601British Guiana
94006146The Rifle Brigade5605Cyprus
16437164380-6-0 diesels6160Queen Victoria's Rifleman5631Tanganyika
cl 1P 2-4-2T (Wb)712171226168The Girl Guide5640Frobisher
167506169The Boy Scout5646Napier
Claughton 4-6-0Prince of Wales 4-6-05651Shovell
5939Clio595725671Arethusa5652Hawke
Sunday 9 May 19371B3.30pm - 3.40pmtotal:51
cl 4P 4-4-0 (F)cl 3F 0-6-0TPatriot 4-6-0Royal Scot 4-6-0
1124728175275504Royal Signals6103Royal Scots Fusilier
cl 5F 2-6-0 (St)7282752955065510551355296105Cameron Highlander
2962728376675530Sir Frank Ree6109The Royal Engineer
cl 5MT 4-6-0735976705539E. C. Trench6114Coldstream Guardsman
5243530175197676Jubilee 4-6-06126Royal Army Service Corps
cl 1P 2-4-2T (Wb)75205558Manitoba6128The Lovat Scouts
16611167515559British Columbia6129The Scottish Horse
Princess Royal 4-6-25605Cyprus6136The Border Regiment
62025672Anson6143The South Staffordshire Reg.
6203Princess Margaret Rose5734Meteor6144
6204Princess Louise5736Phoenix6145The Duke of Wellington's Reg.
6206Princess Marie Louise6146The Rifle Brigade
6209Princess Beatrice6155The Lancer
6210Lady Patricia6157The Royal Artilleryman
6162Queen's Westminster Rifle.
Sunday 2 April 19441Btotal:47
cl 4P 4-4-0 (F)cl 3F 0-6-0TPatriot 4-6-0Royal Scot 4-6-0
9002A72821B55001A Patriot61001B Royal Scot
11131B73561B55071B Royal Tank Corps61011B Royal Scots Grey
cl 5MT 4-6-074671BJubilee 4-6-0610427A Scottish Borderer
50022A75271B55591B British Columbia61135A Cameronian
50958B75291B55951B Southern Rhodesia61191B Lancashire Fusilier
52395A76691B56665A Cornwallis61211B Highland Light Infantry…
76751A56681B Madden61231B Royal Irish Fusilier
Coronation 4-6-256835A Hogue61301B West Yorkshire Regiment
62291B Duchess of Hamilton56885A Polyphemus61368A The Border Regiment
62331B Duchess of Sutherland57361B Phoenix61391B The Welch Regiment
62351B City of Birmingham57381B Samson61411B North Staffordshire Reg.
62371B City of Bristol57391B Ulster61421B The York & Lancs Reg.
62411B City of EdinburghPrincess Royal 4-6-261481B Manchester Regiment
62431B City of Lancaster62045A Princess Louise61501B The Life Guardsman
62441B King George VI61551B The Lancer
61655A The Ranger (12th London)
Shed Codes1A Willesden1B Camden2A Rugby5A Crewe North8A Edge Hill
8B Warrington27A Polmadie
Sunday 24 November 19461Btotal:54
cl 5MT 4-6-0cl 3F 0-6-0TPatriot 4-6-0Royal Scot 4-6-0
48335A73561B55071B Royal Tank Corps61118A Royal Fusilier
48345A73581B55113B Isle of Man61209A Royal Inniskilling Fusilier
48755A74301B55191A Lady Godiva61231B Royal Irish Fusilier
49085A74671B55298A61267C Royal Army Service Corps
49143B75271B55465A Fleetwood61298A The Scottish Horse
49555A75291B55485A Lytham St. Annes61401B King's Royal Rifle Corps
504610B76671BJubilee 4-6-0614327A South Staffordshire Reg.
50595B76681B56039A Soloman Islands61481B Manchester Regiment
53815A76691B56138A Kenya61499A The Middlesex Regiment
0-6-0 diesels76711B56691A Fisher61591B The Royal Air Force
7099711756835A Hogue61607C Queen's Victoria's Rifle.
Coronation 4-6-257361B Phoenix61625A Queen's Westminster Rifle.
622712B Duchess of Devonshire57381B Samson61665A London Rifle Brigade
62411B City of Edinburgh57429A Connaught61675A Hertfordshire Regiment
62471B City of LiverpoolPrincess Royal 4-6-261701B British Legion
62038A Princess Margaret Rose
62045A Princess Louise
Shed Codes1A Willesden1B Camden3B Bushbury5A Crewe North5B Crewe South
7C Holyhead8A Edge Hill9A Longsight10B Preston27A Polmadie
Sunday 12 October 19471B2.50pm - 3.10pmtotal:45
cl 3F 0-6-0TJubilee 4-6-0Royal Scot 4-6-0
73541B76691B565324E Barham61118A Royal Fusilier
73561B76711B56691B Fisher61181B Royal Welch Fusilier
73581Bcl 5MT 4-6-056809A Camperdown61209A Royal Inniskilling Fusilier
73591B48365A57225A Defence61277C Old Contemptibles
74671B49133A57351B Comet61401B King's Royal Rifle Corps
74741A50522A57391A Ulster61475A Northamptonshire Reg.
75221B52568ACoronation 4-6-261551B The Lancer
75291B53912A62251B Duchess of Gloucester61568A The South Wales Borderer
76671B54415A622612B Duchess of Norfolk61591B The Royal Air Force
Patriot 4-6-062365A City of Bradford61615A King's Own
550512B Royal Army Ordance Co.62371B City of Bristol61681B The Girl Guide
55143B Holyhead62411B City of Edinburgh0-6-0 diesel
55293B62551B City of Hereford7099
55438A Home Guard
Shed Codes1A Willesden1B Camden2A Rugby3A Bescot3B Bushbury
5A Crewe North7C Holyhead8A Edge Hill9A Longsight12B Carlisle Upperby24E Blackpool
Sunday 24 April 19491Btotal:45
cl 3F 0-6-0Tcl 5MT 4-6-0Royal Scot 4-6-0Coronation 4-6-2
473541B448275B461127C Sherwood Forester462291B Duchess of Hamilton
473581B448446A4611512B Scots Guardsman462391B City of Chester
73591B49058A461161B Irish Guradsman462421B City of Glasgow
474671B53792A461229A Royal Ulster Rifleman462441B King George VI
475221B4542711A461248A London Scottish462451B City of London
475271B0-6-0 diesels461358A The East Lancashire Reg.462471B City of Liverpool
476671B70987099461411B North Staffordshire Reg.4624912B City of Sheffield
76681B461448A Honourable Artilliery Com.4625312B City of St. Albans
76691B461459A Duke of Wellingston's Reg62541B City of Stoke-on-Trent
Jubilee 4-6-0461521B King's Dragoon Guards.462561B Sir William A. Stanier FRS
455929A Indore461541B The Hussar462571B City of Salford
456171B Mauritius461591B The Royal Air ForcePrincess Royal 4-6-2
57351B CometPatriot 4-6-0462115A Queen Maud
457379A Atlas455218A Rhyl
Shed Codes1B Camden2A Rugby5A Crewe North5B Crewe South6A Chester Midland
7C Holyhead8A Edge Hill9A Longsight11A Carnforth12B Carlisle Upperby
Sunday 30 July 19501Btotal:57
cl 3F 0-6-0Tcl 5MT 4-6-0Royal Scot 4-6-0Coronation 4-6-2
473561B448312A461011B Royal Scots Grey4622266A Queen Mary
473581B449423D461068A Gordon Highlander4622812A Duchess of Rutland
473591B450485B4611012A Grenadier Guardsman462381B City of Carlisle
474671B4512912A461161B Irish Guradsman462401B City of Coventry
475221B4519311A461181B Royal Welch Fusilier462421B City of Glasgow
475271B452175A461327C King's Regiment, Liverp'l462451B City of London
475311A452497C461358A The East Lancashire Reg.462471B City of Liverpool
476681B453478A461391B The Welch Regiment462491B City of Sheffield
476691B453808A4614712A Northamptonshire Reg.462561B Sir William A. Stanier FRS
454053B461481B Manchester RegimentJubilee 4-6-0
454292A461511B Royal Horse Guardsman456171B Mauritius
Patriot 4-6-0461521B King's Dragoon Guards.456691B Fisher
455347C E. Tootal Broadhurst461541B The Hussar456708A Howard of Effingham
Princess Royal 4-6-2461591B The Royal Air Force456809A Camperdown
462105A Lady Patricia461617C King's Own457263B Vindictive
461621B Queen's Westminster Rifle.457333B Novelty
461655A The Ranger (12th London)457351B Comet
461699A The Boy Scout457361B Phoenix
Shed Codes1A Willesden1B Camden2A Rugby3B Bushbury3D Aston
5A Crewe North5B Crewe South7C Holyhead8A Edge Hill9A Longsight11A Carnforth
12A Carlisle Upperby66A Polmadie
Allocation - September 1950 (56)Patriot 4-6-0LMS4Jubilee 4-6-0LMS6
Royal Scot 4-6-0LMS17Prin. Royal 4-6-2LMS1Coronation 4-6-2LMS16
cl 3F 0-6-0TLMS12
Sunday 19th September 19541Btotal:62
Patriot 4-6-0Royal Scot 4-6-0Coronation 4-6-2
455059A Royal Army Ordnance Co.461001B Royal Scot4622366A Princess Alice
455105A461015A Royal Scots Grey4622812A Duchess of Rutland
455309A Sir Frank Ree461065A Gordon Highlander462291B Duchess of Hamilton
455388A Giggleswick461119A Royal Fusilier462371B City of Bristol
4554312A Home Guard461185A Royal Welch Fusilier462391B City of Chester
Jubilee 4-6-0461248A London Scottish462401B City of Coventry
455921B Indore461255A 3rd Carbinier462411B City of Edinburgh
456011B British Guiana461326J King's Regiment, Liverp'l462451B City of London
456061B Flakland Islands461345A The Cheshire Regiment4625112A City of Nottingham
456341B Trinidad461385A London Irish Rifleman462561B Sir William A. Stanier FRS
456818A Aboukir461391B The Welch Regimentcl 5MT 4-6-0cl 3F 0-6-0T
456883B Polyphemus461421B York & Lancaster Reg.447122A473561B
Princess Royal 4-6-2461485A Manchester Regiment447688A473591B
462058A Princess Victoria461541B The Hussar448312A474671B
462095A Princess Beatrice461591B The Royal Air Force4498224E475221B
Britannia 4-6-2461609A Queen Victoria's Rifleman450058A475271B
700339A Charles Dickens461619A King's Own453501A476671B
700456J461621B Queen's Westminster Rifle.453752A476681B
700486J461648A The Artists' Rifleman453988A
461671B Hertfordshire Regiment
461681B The Girl Guide
Shed Codes1A Willesden1B Camden2A Rugby3B Bushbury5A Crewe North
6J Holyhead8A Edge Hill9A Longsight12A Carlisle Upperby24E Blackpool66A Polmadie
Sunday 17 July 19551B12.05pm - 12.35pmtotal:62
Patriot 4-6-0Royal Scot 4-6-0Coronation 4-6-2
4551212A Bunsen461001B Royal Scot4622612A Duchess of Norfolk
455141B Holyhead461185A Royal Welch Fusilier462371B City of Bristol
455158A Caernarvon461191B Lancashire Fusilier462401B City of Coventry
455348A E. Tootal Broadhurst461229A Royal Ulster Rifleman462421B City of Glasgow
455409A Sir Robert Turnbull461285A The Lovat Scouts462435A City of Lancaster
455451B Planet461319A Royal Warwicks Regiment462485A City of Leeds
Jubilee 4-6-0461326J King's Regiment, Liverp'l462525A City of Leicester
455565A Nova Scotia461516J Royal Horse Guardsman462561B Sir William A. Stanier FRS
4558210B Central Provinces461525A King's Dragoon Guards.462571B City of Salford
455865A Mysore461538A The Royal Dragooncl 5MT 4-6-0cl 3F 0-6-0T
456473B Sturdee461541B The Hussar447665A473561B
4565324E Barham461578A The Royal Artillieryman449379A473581B
457035A Thunderer461588A The Loyal Regiment450398A475221B
457365A Phoenix461591B The Royal Air Force450415B475271B
457423B Connaught461621B Queen's Westminster Rifle.451872A475291B
Britannia 4-6-2461681B The Girl Guide4526125A476671B
700339A Charles DickensPrincess Royal 4-6-24534512A476681B
700449A Earl Haig462015A Princess Elizabeth453988A476691B
700456J700496J454032A476711B
Shed Codes1B Camden2A Rugby3B Bushbury5A Crewe North5B Crewe South
6J Holyhead8A Edge Hill9A Longsight10B Preston12A Carlisle Upperby
24E Blackpool25A Wakefield
Saturday 23 February 19571Btotal:45
Patriot 4-6-0Royal Scot 4-6-0Coronation 4-6-2
455059A Royal Army Ordnance Co.461001B Royal Scot4623812A City of Carlisle
455321B Illustrious461148A Coldstream Guardsman462495A City of Sheffield
455338A Lord Rathmore461185A Royal Welch Fusilier462501B City of Lichfield
455451B Planet4613612A The Border Regiment462531B City of St. Albans
Jubilee 4-6-0461409A King's Royal Rifle Corps462561B Sir William A. Stanier FRS
455921B Indore461428A York & Lancaster Reg.462571B City of Salford
456011B British Guiana461441B Honourable Artilliery Com.cl 5MT 4-6-0cl 3F 0-6-0T
456031A Soloman Islands461505A The Life Guardsman447595A473581B
456238A Palestine461539A The Royal Dragoon448293B476681B
456305A SwazilandPrincess Royal 4-6-2448672A476691B
4565324E Barham462058A Princess Victoria4490511A476711B
456768A Codrington462095A Princess Beatrice449359A476761A
462108A Lady Patricia4507112A0-6-0 diesels
Britannia 4-6-24526921A1205212055
700496J454041A
Shed Codes1A Willesden1B Camden2A Rugby3B Bushbury5A Crewe North
6J Holyhead8A Edge Hill9A Longsight11A Carnforth12A Carlisle Upperby
21A Saltley24E Blackpool
Sunday 23 February 19581B11.20am - 11.35amtotal:47
Patriot 4-6-0Royal Scot 4-6-0Coronation 4-6-2
455318A Sir Frederick Harrison461001B Royal Scot4622612B Duchess of Norfolk
455321B Illustrious4610612B Gordon Highlander462335A Duchess of Sutherland
Jubilee 4-6-0461391B The Welch Regiment462361B City of Bradford
455921B Indore461409A King's Royal Rifle Corps462401B City of Coventry
456691B Fisher4614112B North Staffordshire Reg.462411B City of Edinburgh
456721B Anson461428A York & Lancaster Reg.462471B City of Liverpool
456745A Duncan461439A South Stafforshire Reg.462501B City of Lichfield
456768A Codrington461461B The Rifle Brigadecl 5MT 4-6-0cl 3F 0-6-0T
456845A Jutland461496J The Middlesex Regiment447738A473541B
457221B Defence461541B The Hussar449382A473581B
457423B Connaught461615A King's Own4509624K475221B
Princess Royal 4-6-2461621B Queen's Westminster Rifle.451115A475291B
462055A Princess Victoria461635A Civil Service Rifleman4520024E476671B
Britannia 4-6-2461699A The Boy Scout453083E476691B
700486J461701B British Legion453531A
Shed Codes1A Willesden1B Camden2A Rugby3B Bushbury3E Monument Lane
5A Crewe North6J Holyhead8A Edge Hill9A Longsight12B Carlisle Upperby
24E Blackpool24K Preston
Allocation - March 1959 (41)Patriot 4-6-0LMS4Jubilee 4-6-0LMS8
Royal Scot 4-6-0LMS9Coronation 4-6-2LMS8cl 3F 0-6-0TLMS12
Sunday 12 April 19591Btotal:49
Jubilee 4-6-0Royal Scot 4-6-0cl 5MT 4-6-0
455553B Quebec461198A Lancashire Fusilier447509A452825A
455608A Prince Edward Island461205A Royal Inniskilling Fusilier447595A453083E
456061B Falkland Islands461229A Royal Ulster Rifleman448073E4531824E
456321B Tonga461255A 3rd Carabinier450025B4532724L
457093B Implacable4613612B The Border Regiment450335A454416J
457221B Defence461478A Northamptonshire Reg.450343E454465A
457413B Leinster461539A The Royal Dragoon4515426A Lanarkshire Yeomanry
Coronation 4-6-2461541B The Hussar452435A
462255A Duchess of Gloucester461558A The Lancercl 3F 0-6-0T
462291B Duchess of Hamilton461589A The Loyal Regiment473021B475221B
4623612B City of Bradford461701B British Legion473071B476681B
462515A City of NottinghamPatriot 4-6-0474951B476711B
462541B City of Stoke-on-Trent455141B Holyhead475141B
Princess Royal 4-6-24552612B Morecamber & HeyshamBritannia 4-6-2
462118A Queen Maud455295A Stephenson700496J
Shed Codes1B Camden3B Bushbury3E Monument Lane5A Crewe North5B Crewe South
6J Holyhead8A Edge Hill9A Longsight12B Carlisle Upperby24E Blackpool
24L Carnforth26A Newton Heath
Sunday 24 January 19601B10.50am - 11.15amtotal:46
Patriot 4-6-0Coronation 4-6-2Royal Scot 4-6-0
455158A Caernarvon462205A Coronation461223B Royal Ulster Rifleman
455231B Bangor4622512B Duchess of Gloucester461345A The Cheshire Regiment
455403B Sir Robert Turnbull4623712B City of Bristol461413B North Staffordshire Reg.
Jubilee 4-6-0462391B City of Chester461461B The Rifle Brigade
4557424E India462401B City of Coventry4615141C Royal Horse Guardsman
4573524K Comet4624412B King George VI4615424K The Hussar
457365A Phoenix462451B City of London4616524K The Ranger (12th London)
cl 5MT 4-6-0cl 3F 0-6-0T462471B City of LiverpoolBritannia 4-6-2
4481321A475221B462495A City of Sheffield700339A Charles Dickens
450912E475291BPrincess Royal 4-6-2EE T4 diesels0-6-0 diesels
451325A476681B462071B Princess Arthur ofD210D221D3849D3850
4530224KBR 4MT 4-6-0ConnaughtD215D225EE T1 diesel
BR T2 diesels750521A462088A Princess Helena VictoriaD216D235D8039
D5018D5019462095A Princess BeatriceD219
Shed Codes1A Willesden1B Camden2E Northampton3B Bushbury5A Crewe North
8A Edge Hill9A Longsight12B Carlisle Upperby21A Saltley24E Blackpool
24K Preston41C Millhouses
Sunday 26 February 19611B2.25pm - 2.50pmtotal:39
Jubilee 4-6-0Princess Royal 4-6-2Peak T4 dieselsEE T4 diesels
4558712B Baroda462005A The Princess RoyalD4D5D212D296
456305A Swaziland462055A Princess VictoriaBR T2 dieselsD216D299
Royal Scot 4-6-0462088A Princess Helena VictoriaD5015D219D314
461011B Royal Scots GreyCoronation 4-6-2EE T1 dieselsD220D315
461155A Scots Guardsman4622512B Duchess of GloucesterD8037D8039D255D316
461255A 3rd Carabinier462431B City of Lancaster0-6-0 dieselsD287D317
461261A Royal Army Service Corps462461B City of ManchesterD3848D3849D289D327
461705A British Legion4625012B City of LichfieldD290
Britannia 4-6-2cl 2MT 2-6-2T (I)cl 4MT 2-6-4T (Fb)
7004312B Earl Kitchener412391B420681A
Shed Codes1A Willesden1B Camden5A Crewe North8A Edge Hill12B Carlisle Upperby
Sunday 11 February 19621B2.15pm - 2.35pmtotal:37
Jubilee 4-6-0Princess Royal 4-6-2BR T2 dieselsEE T4 diesels
4558424E North West Frontier462061B Princess Marie LouiseD5025D5076D218D308
456722A Anson462091B Princess BeatriceEE T1 dieselsD223D310
cl 3MT 2-6-2T (St)cl 5MT 4-6-0Coronation 4-6-2D8000D8039D224D324
402011A4473724E462401B City of CoventryD8037D227D326
cl 2MT 2-6-2T (I)cl 8F 2-8-0462438A City of Lancaster0-6-0 dieselsD229D327
412391B481472EBritannia 4-6-2D3017D3850D232D343
700421A Lord RobertsD3848D294D371
Shed Codes1A Willesden1B Camden2A Rugby2E NorthamptonD299D374
8A Edge Hill24E BlackpoolD307D376
Sunday 3 March 19631B12.30pm - 1.15pmtotal:41
Jubilee 4-6-0Coronation 4-6-2Brush T4 dieselEE T4 diesels
456345B Trinidad4622112B Queen ElizabethDP2D211D298
456692B Fisher462285A Duchess of RutlandBR T2 dieselsD212D311
cl 5MT 4-6-0462355A City of BirminghamD5019D5146D225D320
448441A452312A462401B City of CoventryD5022D231D326
450371A453242A462461B City of Manchester WEE T1 dieselsD232D343
451302A454465A462521B City of LeicesterD8000D234D372
452221EBritannia 4-6-20-6-0 dieselsD268D373
700211A Morning StarD3015D3848D295D380
W - withdrawnD3017D3850
Shed Codes1A Willesden1B Camden1E Bletchley2A Rugby2B Nuneaton
5A Crewe North12B Carlisle Upperby
Saturday 7 September 19631Btotal:31
cl 5MT 4-6-0Jubilee 4-6-0Coronation 4-6-2EE T4 diesels
446815A4557826A United Provinces4623712B City of BristolD218D329
447615ARoyal Scot 4-6-0462418A City of EdinburghD230D330
450335A461429A York & Lancaster Reg.462521B City of Leicester WD231D332
452881A4616612B London Rifle Brigade0-6-0 diesels0-6-0 dieselD287D333
453256BBritannia 4-6-2424311AD3847D303D334
700425A Lord Roberts425831AD318D370
Shed Codes1A Willesden1B Camden5A Crewe North6B Mold JunctionD323D376
8A Edge Hill9A Longsight12B Carlisle Upperby26A Newton HeathD327D382
Camden shed closed to steam on 9th September 1963.

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