I’m returning once again to the photographic collection of Neil Reston, a former BR employee, whose historic railway photos were passed on to me in 2020 by his family.
This posting concerns Southport where I’ve identified 6 photos which I think will have been taken in 1959 but stand to be corrected if anyone reading this blog thinks otherwise.
There is no commentary with the photos other than the last 2 where I have included the wording in the photo album. Maybe it would be a reasonable assumption to think that they may all have been taken on Whit-Monday 1959? If we do that the date would be Monday 18th May. In the last but one shot what became a Merseyrail Class 502 EMU can be seen. I think the loco number on the lead photo is 44896, if so, here’s a link to the class of engine:-
Corrections and further information very much appreciated.
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