On a gloriously sunny day
Ron & Jenny Westwater
Box tunnel's 3rd Portal
The link bellow is an rare image of steam locomotive shunting at the third portal which the caption states it was taken in 1979, I am not sure if this date is correct? I first thought the loco was a J94, but looking at the image again I am beginning to wonder now if it is a Peckett? Certainly not any GWR, 8F or BR standard loco as rumored to be in there, if any other CRS member can identify at least the manufacturer? But a very interesting image indeed if proven untouched by any digital trickery:
Onto the some images of the stone shute when the tunnel was used for quarrying:
Now to Corsham, the below is a link for Corsham Signal Box diagram:
Kind Regards, Karl (Friends of Penmere).
Very many thanks indeed to you Karl for your hard work researching these links.