Pictures of Woodford & The Railway
A small collection of pictures from Woodford’s railway past.
Woodford Loco Sheds (Photo: Taryna Adkins)
Tom Pavey (driver) & Ronald Newby (fireman) on Woodford’s last train to London. (Photo: Taryna Adkins)
Fireman Ronald Newby on Woodford’s Last Passenger Train (Photo: Taryna Adkins)
Last passenger train to London, Marylebone, 3/9/66. Locomotive 44984, ex-LMS ‘Black 5’ (Photo: Taryna Adkins)
Woodford Halse in model form
The site of the old sidings on the “cinder bank”.
Next Train Indicator from the Great Central Museum (Picture: T.M. Williams)
Woodford Halse dismantled railway. Photo: Ian Rob
Catesby Tunnel Portal just north of Charwelton. Photo: Steve Ponting
Woodford Halse Station model (c) Dick Bodily, SMJ Society
Woodford Junction change for Great Western Photo: Taryna Adkins
Byfield Road bridge after demolition. Photo: Taryna Adkins
Byfield Road bridge immediately before demolition. Photo: Taryna Adkins
Remains of the Byfield Road bridge after demolition. Photo: Taryna Adkins
Railways around Woodford
Station Entrance. Photo: Taryna Adkins
Woodford Halse Station. Photo: Taryna Adkins
Locomotive #852 at Woodford Shed circa 1900.
Woodford Station Staff in 1901
Shedmaster of Woodford Depot (centre) and one of his charges: GCR 4-4-0 locomotive #867
Woodford Station Master’s House with Mr Coulson and his wife.
The junction of the GCR and the E&WJ (later to become S&MJ) railways circa 1897.
Woodford “old yard” looking south across the Byfield Road, circa 1900.
Woodford Halse Motive Power Depot, circa 1900
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