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Photo-a-Day  (Wednesday, 5th March, 2008)

Springs Branch


Springs Branch
Looking across the many lines at Springs Branch depot.

Photo: Brian  (Fuji Finepix S7000)
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Comment by: Ernest Pyke on 5th March 2008 at 11:10

What a contrast to when steam was king!I drove a steam loco,a short distance,there in 1947.

Comment by: maggie on 5th March 2008 at 11:48

This is where my dad used to go to work. it was here he took me to the staff canteen so that I could have my very first choc ice. it was from here that I was kept awake by shunting all night.

Comment by: Dave Marsh on 5th March 2008 at 13:50

We shared a similar childhood experience maggie re the canteen.There is something in your photo that stirs a poem in me Brian.

Comment by: peter frost on 5th March 2008 at 17:24

rumour has it that this place is on the "to be shut down" list
hope it isnt

Comment by: Mike on 27th May 2010 at 19:53

i was a driver on there during the 70's, now look full of "mpv" units and what not

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