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Author Topic: When and where, and John's, mine or print?  (Read 967 times)
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« Reply #15 on: September 14, 2018, 08:34:19 am »

7. Somewhere between Peckham Rye and Embankment in London?

Close ... but you would probably have cause a tram to get to this location if you were between Peckham Rye and the Embankment.

Turning left from Grove Vale into East Dulwich Road.
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« Reply #16 on: September 14, 2018, 08:48:15 am »

1. Southern Rly O2, photo taken between 1932 and 1945. Headcode may suggest somewhere near Southampton, along with the bridge in the background. The Southampton Dock to Brockenhurst was one route for the headcode. There were a number of others but only Exeter to Ilfracombe might tie in with the river behind.
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« Reply #17 on: September 14, 2018, 09:05:30 am »

1. Southern Rly O2, photo taken between 1932 and 1945. Headcode may suggest somewhere near Southampton, along with the bridge in the background. The Southampton Dock to Brockenhurst was one route for the headcode. There were a number of others but only Exeter to Ilfracombe might tie in with the river behind.

Railway, loco, I agree.  None of those routes though - somewhere between the places you mention.
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« Reply #18 on: September 14, 2018, 09:07:31 am »

7. Somewhere between Peckham Rye and Embankment in London?

Close ... but you would probably have cause a tram to get to this location if you were between Peckham Rye and the Embankment.

Turning left from Grove Vale into East Dulwich Road.

Yes.  My label says "Goose Green" and Google confirms these two roads border Goose Green.
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« Reply #19 on: September 14, 2018, 09:21:42 am »


This page gives a list of choices for that time period
http://www.semgonline.com/headcodes/sheadcodes/06.html
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« Reply #20 on: September 14, 2018, 09:41:48 am »

1. Seaton (at least the bridge looks like the one between Seaton and Axmouth)
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« Reply #21 on: September 14, 2018, 10:56:07 am »

Yes, that seems to be the one, before the new bridge was built.
The correct headcode for this line was one disc, right smokebox, during the period from 1934.
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« Reply #22 on: September 14, 2018, 04:28:04 pm »

My initial thought was also Seaton before the new bridge was built
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« Reply #23 on: September 14, 2018, 05:13:09 pm »

Was the original bridge the first to be made of concrete, or is it the present one ?
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« Reply #24 on: September 14, 2018, 05:14:49 pm »

1. Seaton (at least the bridge looks like the one between Seaton and Axmouth)

Yes - it is Seaton; included because John M was a tram driver on the Seaton Tramway for many years.
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« Reply #25 on: September 14, 2018, 05:17:07 pm »

Just two pictures remaining to be placed

2. Swindon - Lee


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« Reply #26 on: September 14, 2018, 08:11:20 pm »

Number 2 - Swindon?
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« Reply #27 on: September 14, 2018, 08:19:10 pm »

Number 2 - Swindon?

Yes, it is.

Just need a pub called "The Office" to of with "The Waiting Room" and "The Doctors"
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« Reply #28 on: September 14, 2018, 08:25:49 pm »

Built in 1877, the engineer being Philip Bannon.
Historic England listing is given in the link.

https://historicengland.org.uk/listing/the-list/list-entry/1020419
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« Reply #29 on: September 14, 2018, 08:43:38 pm »

Number 8
Could that be in East Anglia, the sidings being used for the grain trade?. Fakenham has some similarities but is mentioned as an illustration
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