The class was designed by G.J. Churchward for heavy freight work. They were the first 2-8-0 class in Great Britain. During a working career of 45 years, No. 2857 recorded a total mileage of 1,276,713 miles and, to judge from the depots to which she was allocated, must have operated over virtually all the GWR routes on which she was permitted to run. She was delivered new to Salisbury GWR depot and then moved successively to Pontypool Road, Aberdare, Old Oak Common, Newton Abbot, back to Aberdare and to Pontypool Road, then Severn Tunnel Junction, Pontypool Road again, Cardiff Canton, Plymouth Laira, Stourbridge, Banbury, Tyseley, Chester, Pontypool Road for a fourth time, Tyseley again, Swindon, Newport Ebbw Junction, Severn Tunnel Junction again before withdrawal from Neath depot in April 1963.
Night shot of the Paris Hotel, Coverack.
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The Staffordshire and Worcestershire Canal viewed from Timber Lane Bridge
The Staffordshire and Worcestershire Canal viewed from Timber Lane Bridge, a photo by rickardowise on Flickr.The Staffordshire and Worcester
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Richards HDR | Sea King helicopter from RNAS Culdrose
This helicopter arrived at Blackhead Point rocks and hovered as each of the guys seen in the side door way was winched on to the rocks and b