Rail Accident, Great Bridgeford,

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Description:Rescue operation after the derailment of a train.

Spectators can be seen behind the wooden fencing on the right of the photograph.

One of the first people that were at the scene of the accident was a miner from Cannock pit, William Goode of Great Bridgeford, who was able to help dig out the engine from the embankment using his skills and knowledge of mining.

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Donor ref:P80.074.0011 (18/743)

Source: Staffordshire Museum Service

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