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Railways   Views: 2225
Lion on the main line!   Comments: 5
Photo: Mick Langton   Item #: 9641  
 
Lion on the main line!

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  Lion passing Springs Branch on its way to Bold for Rocket 150, Harry Goulding at the controls.
May 1980. Can you imagine this happening on todays railway? I don't think so!
 

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Comments by Ernest Pyke, 28th February 2009  
`Lion` is in the Power Hall at Manchester Science & Industry Museum.

Comments by Tom, 1st March 2009  
Albert Ramsdale at the controls Mick, Tony Taylor out of sight on the shovel.

Comments by Mick Langton, 1st March 2009  mick.langton@ntlworld.com 
Thanks Tom, sorry for the mistake!

Comments by Ernest Pyke, 1st March 2009  
Further to my previous comment: the `Lion` is now in Liverpool and is being pepared for display in the Museum of Liverpool, which is to be opened in 2012.

Comments by TONY COOK, 21st May 2014  tony.cook75@yahoo.com 
Mike. I worked for many years at Wigan as a relief signalman and am writing a book about my experiences. Would it be possible for me to include this great photograph in it?

 
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