Steam in the 1960's - Page 13

Thornton Junction shed - 62A, August 1966

Thornton Junction was one of the hotspots for steam in Scotland being at the heart of the Fife coalfield.  Classes B1, J36, J37, J38 and WD 2-8-0's were all allocated here. 

Three views of the shed 'pet', Class J36 0-6-0 65345.  Read more about this class here.

This loco hauled the last BR steam working in Scotland, from Seafield Colliery on 23rd March 1967

A WD scurries past the shed towards the large marshalling yard

B1 4-6-0 61133

J38 65934 on the turntable

Withdrawn Class J37 64569

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