A few colour views from my collection of images of unknown origin, bought at auction.

 

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1002 ‘County Of Berks’ is seen near Chacewater on 16th May 1959. The abbreviated name does seem a little harsh on the residents of that particular county.

 

 

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1018 ‘County Of Leicester’ is in charge of a lightweight local service, leaving Truro on 2nd July 1960.

 

 

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In misty low cloud conditions 6800 ‘Arlington Grange’ departs St Erth station in June 1960. Apart from a couple of brief holidays in Wales, this loco spent most of its 27 year life allocated to Penzance shed.

 

 

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5557 waits at Par with a local passenger service on a brighter day in June 1960.

 

 

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4569 takes the branch train from Liskeard to Looe; the date on this image gives it as 19th April 1960, but the riverside trees look rather too bare for mid-April in South Cornwall.

 

 

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4565 leaves Bodmin behind with a branch passenger service on 27th May 1961.

 

 

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4992 ‘Crosby Hall’ has charge of The Cornishman at Truro on 24th July 1959.