This photograph was kindly supplied by Andy Miller, unfortunately, we do not have any copyright information. Nevertheless a most interesting picture. Access to the up main from the turntable was removed in October 1963 and the turntable was completely isolated March 1964 when the turntable was officially taken out of use. Ref Track Layout Diagrams Sect. 12 Plymouth by R.A. Cooke. Further information kindly supplied by Roger Winnen - The engine on the turntable at Plymouth is a Saint Class Engine numbered in the 29xx series, these were built without side windows to the cabs. The last one in that class which survived was 2920 Saint David and it was withdrawn in October 1953.This engine is possibly Saint David This photo was taken after nationalisation from 1948.
Par from above.
66206 heads over St Blazey Bridge level crossing and on towards Lostwithiel and a FGW lurks in the top corner of the frame. 10th August 2017 Copyright Ron Westwater. We cannot leave this picture without drawing attention to the former lime kilns just beyond the train. The houses centre right are in Aberdeen Close, presumably so called as they are on the site of the 'Aberdeen Sanitary Steam Laundry'.
Southern Maunsell 'Schools' class 4-4-0 no. 30925 Cheltenham at Brockenhurst on 8/7/56. No. 30925, a survivor into the heritage era, was built at the Southern's Eastleigh works in 1934, acquired it's BR number in April 1950 and was withdrawn from service at Basingstoke mpd in December 1962. [Mike Morant collection]
West of Athelney