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Do You Know this 1959 schoolboy?

This photograph shows  BR Standard 4MT 2-6-4T 80046 on the 16:35 Rochdale to Blackpool express

at Castleton in 1959.

 

It shows that a schoolboy has apparently hitched a lift on the engine.

 

STORM’s archivist, Richard S Greenwood, has enlarged the image of the young enthusiast and we hope the boy, who is probably in his 70’s now, may recognise himself and get in touch.

Contact Information

STORM

Meeting Place: Woolworths Social Club
Gipsy Lane
Castleton
Rochdale
OL11 3HA

Meeting times

7.30pm 
2nd Tuesday of each month at Woolworths Club, Gipsy Lane, Castleton, Rochdale OL11 3HA.