Express train at Luddendenfoot, 1911

Express train at Luddendenfoot, 1911

Title: Express train at Luddendenfoot, 1911

Date: 1911-05-23

Place: England

Description: Lancashire & Yorkshire Railway express passenger train, pulled by a steam locomotive, speeding through a cutting at Luddendenfoot, 23 May 1911. The train is using a scoop, lowered from the tender, to pick up water from troughs placed between the tracks. Troughs like these allowed locomotives to replenish their water supply without stopping.

Our reference: 1997-7059_HOR_F_907

Collection: Horwich photos

Background: BR Warflat