Black Five at Oakamoor tunnel

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Date:1960 - 1965 (c.)

Description:British Railways 'Black Five' locomotive number 45020 emerges from Oakamoor tunnel with a passneger service in around 1960.

Stanier 'Black Fives' were a popular engine choice for mixed traffic, being quick and powerful and able to negotiate tight turns and steep gradients.

This image is included by kind permission of the Churnet Valley Railway.

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