Railway accident at Penistone Viaduct, South Yorkshire, 1916.

 
Railway accident at Penistone Viaduct, South Yorkshire, 1916.
4 0 c m
 
28cm
actual image size: 20cm x 32cm

Description

Derailed locomotive under Penistone Viaduct on the Lancashire & Yorkshire Railway, 2 February 1916. This accident was caused because part of the viaduct had collapsed when heavy rain weakened the foundations. The driver and fireman of this freight locomotive jumped clear and survived the crash.

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10446498

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