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

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BRC&W Co Type 2 Class 27 No. D5378 (27031) at Thornaby Shed 1965

BRC&W Co Type 2 Class 27 No. D5378 (27031) at Thornaby Shed 1965 - Low Resolution Image

Birmingham Railway Carriage & Wagon Company Type 2 No. D5378, later to become Class 27 27031, at Thornaby Shed 51L on Easter Sunday 18th April 1965. To the left is English Electric Type 4 No. D399, later to be renumbered as Class 40 No. 40199 and on the far left is English Electric Type 3 No. D6760 with a brake tender, later to renumbered as Class 37/7 37705.

A schoolboy trainspotter walks gingerly across the tracks towards the locos. He is wearing a school uniform of peaked school cap, blazer, short trousers and knee socks, with an army style knapsack on his back. Although being slowly phased out, shorts and caps were items of school uniform common at this time.

Date Photo Taken 18/04/1965
Date Uploaded 24/05/2013
Image Owner/Copyright Howie Milburn
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Diesel/Electric Loco Information for BRC&W Co Type 2 Class 27 No. D5378 (27031) at Thornaby Shed 1965 - Low Resolution Image

Diesel/Electric Loco Class Information for BRC&W Co Type 2 Class 27 No. D5378 (27031) at Thornaby Shed 1965 - Low Resolution Image

Steam Shed Information for BRC&W Co Type 2 Class 27 No. D5378 (27031) at Thornaby Shed 1965 - Low Resolution Image



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Stephen Town said on the 01/04/2017:
Seems to be the same boy as seen in the previos photo. Excellent picture

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