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SRL No 269 Class 5 No 44709 near Windermere with the last steam working 2nd August 1968

Stanier Black Class 5 4-6-0 No 44709 of Carnforth shed working the final steam from Windermere station seen here on the climb to Staveley on Friday 2nd august 1968. On the front of the loc written in white chalk/paint was the words " Farewell From Windermere and Kendal Well Done Steam" My thanks to Tony Jenkinson for sharing this information he was at Windermere then aged 14 to see the last working.
Simon Lathlane Collection

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Category:Transportation
Subcategory:Railway
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Keywords:1968, 2nd, 44709, 5, August, BR, Black, Class, Friday, Kendal, Stanier, Staveley, Windermere, farewell, freight, last, north, steam, west, working

SRL No 269 Class 5 No 44709 near Windermere with the last steam working 2nd August 1968