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Crow Nest Junction Signal Box,Hindley August 1983
Photo: Harry Gardner Item #: 293
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A photo of the BR signal box at crow nest junction,Hindley,taken with an old kodak instamatic in august 1983.
This became one of the boxes that i later worked in as a relief signalman on BR
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, 1st December 2010
Hi Harry Did you know my uncle David Lucas I think he worked at Hindley as a signal man in the 60's and 70's
, 10th August 2011
Anyone know why crow nest and not crow`s nest?
, 17th November 2011
My Dad, John Ford worked here too during the 50's and 60's then at Hindley until he was made redundant.
, 23rd March 2013
Crow nest signal box,along with Atherton and Walkden close on 25/3/13.Area to be signalled from Manchester Piccadilly
, 27th May 2013
This signal box is still open in May 2013. Don`t know when it`s due to close.
, 20th June 2013
The box is still operating today 20/6/2013, but is due to close shortly. The line will be controlled by Warrington power box.
, 29th August 2013
I was told years ago by my mother, that my Dad Andrew Garner worked here as a young man, prior to doing his national service, in the RAF.
, 29th October 2014
Hiya got your email address right !!!!!
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