Water troughs

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Date:2nd of September 1933

Description:A Colwyn Bay to Walsall express train passes over the water troughs at Whitmore in the Autumn of 1933.

Many steam engines were fitting with scoops on their tenders, allowing them to replenish their water supplies from troughs like these ones between Stafford and Crewe.

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

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Source: Churnet Valley Railway

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