Goods shed operation

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Kentishman
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Re: Goods shed operation

Postby Kentishman » Mon Apr 23, 2018 9:37 pm

luckymucklebackit wrote:Quite a few depots would have had a winch installed at the bufferstops so that wagons could be moved without a loco being present, and don't forget that in the age of steam, there would always be at least a couple of Clydesdale or Shire horses around the depot that could pull the wagons around.

Jim



Here's Charlie, the last British Railways shunting horse, at work at Newmarket: https://artuk.org/discover/artworks/cha ... arket-9632


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