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Portland Railways

 

Below are many old pictures of the old Portland railways.

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Easton station on 10th April 1939 with No. 221 awaiting departure for Weymouth.
The remains of Portland signal box following a direct hit by a bomb on Saturday 11th August 1940.
End detail of trailer set No. 371, as engine No. 229 takes on water before returning to Weymouth.
The burnt out shell of Easton station following the fire of 28th November 1903.
The landslip at Grove Point on 27th November 1907 looking northwards.
The line at Grove Point in later years looking towards Portland station. The wire screen to prevent falling rocks getting onto the track can be seen on the left. The sign on the right gives warning of the Admiralty rifle range.
The scene of the derailment of wagons at Easton on 26th September 1903.
Easton goods shed. Note the very small door and narrow platform!
No.223 stands at Easton with a former LSWR three coach non-corridor set during 1947.
Pannier tank No. 4624 at Easton station with RCTS 'Wessex Wyvern' rail tour on 8th July 1956, by which time the engine shed and signal box had been reduced to a pile of rubble.

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