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Central Wagon Works


Central Wagon Works 1964
Photo: John Morris
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Item #: 30952
The "Jinty" tank locomotive used to move locomotives from Springs Branch to Central Wagon Works

Comment by: Alan on 13th February 2019 at 15:16

Would this be the bridge that carries the Wigan to Hindley line?

Comment by: Jarvo on 13th February 2019 at 18:40

This Jinty is passing under the main road that went past the Old Hall public house. Manchester Road, I think?

Comment by: John Morris on 13th February 2019 at 22:56

You are quite correct, Jarvo, it is the same loco as in the other photo of the Jinty, which gives you a better idea of the location.

Comment by: Handsomeminer on 14th February 2019 at 13:18

It's the bridge on Warrington rd lower Ince between the old hall and the site of st Mary,s church

Comment by: Jinksi on 14th February 2019 at 22:23

Spot on handsomeminer about 200 yds from were our was on Warrington Rd just past St Mary's Church.

Comment by: Jinksi on 15th February 2019 at 09:10

Ment to say that's were our house was

Comment by: Owd viewer on 15th February 2019 at 10:48

Same here Jinksi we lived about 200y from the bridge on Warrington road.

Comment by: gibo on 16th February 2019 at 17:58

you caunt walk under that bridge now because a few years ago they bricked up each side and filled in between with concrete instead of replacing the bridge

Comment by: S&T Man on 21st February 2019 at 03:44

These handpoints were sometimes known as shuffle Junction,that's Warrington Road overbridge above, this photo is looking towards Springs Branch No2 signal box & engine shed.

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