Didcot Railway Centre,Oxfordshire,England.

During the 1940s it was common practice for female cleaners to be employed on the railways in this ( model released ) image one is seen cleaning GWR 4-6-0 Manor Class engine “Cookham Manor” whilst a fireman cleans out the smoke box of 48xx/14xx Class 0-4-2T tank engine. At Didcot Railway Centre a working heritage rail museum.
Based around the original Great Western Railway Engine Shed built in 1932, the centre also features a Coal Stage, a working 70 foot turntable, and modern locomotive works, among many fascinating buildings including the Great Western Trust museum.
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Didcot Railway Centre,Oxfordshire,England.

Didcot Railway Centre,Oxfordshire,England.
During the 1940s it was common practice for female cleaners to be employed on the railways in this ( model released ) image one is seen cleaning GWR 4-6-0 Manor Class engine “Cookham Manor” whilst a fireman cleans out the smoke box of 48xx/14xx Class 0-4-2T tank engine. At Didcot Railway Centre a working heritage rail museum.
Based around the original Great Western Railway Engine Shed built in 1932, the centre also features a Coal Stage, a working 70 foot turntable, and modern locomotive works, among many fascinating buildings including the Great Western Trust museum.
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PE 2641
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