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Album: Trainspotting in the 1950s and 1960s and What We Used to Wear

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Trainspotters Near Clapham Junction 1952

Trainspotters Near Clapham Junction 1952

A group of trainspotters wave excitedly as a steam engine passes by just west of Clapham Junction, looking north towards Battersea Rise across the wide cutting.

Typical of the period, all the spotters are wearing their school uniforms of blazers, short trousers, long socks and peaked caps.

Date Photo Taken c1952
Date Uploaded 15/05/2013
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Hugh Betterton said on the 03/03/2015:
This is taken from Emanuel School driveway on Battersea Rise. A favourite haunt of many of the younger boys for many years. Don't think it still happens, though ...

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