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NOSTALGIA AT CHESTER

COMPILED BY JOHN POWELL
EDITED BY GEOFF POOLE


 The photographs in this collection have been provided by John Powell.
They show various locomotives during the "Glorious Years" of steam
in and around the Chester area.




GWR "Hall" class No. 7922 'Salford Hall' leaves Chester on August 3rd 1957.




4-4-0 (3-Cyl compound) No. 41119 (6G) leaves Chester for Llandudno
on August 3rd 1957.





Black Five No. 45060 heading out from Chester to North Wales on April 20th 1957.





Black Five No. 45352 enters Chester past No.4 signal box on November 2nd 1963.





8F. No. 48290 leaving Chester for Mold Junction on April 10th 1952.





0-8-0 7F, No. 49079 arrives at Chester from Birkenhead in 1950.





BR Standard class 5, No. 73040 arrives at Chester from Shrewsbury on November 2nd 1963.





BR Standard class 4, No. 75013 of 6G approaches Chester on August 9th 1958.
(notice the "spotters" in a dangerous position)




A busy Chester General on March 4th 1961 as "Hall" No. 6922 'Burton Hall' steals a kiss from
"Patriot" No. 45547 with "Princess" class 46209 'Princess Beatrice' in the background.




Black Five No. 44686 (6G) passes "Jinty" No. 47297 with a Manchester-Llandudno
train on August 27th 1961 at Chester.




2-6-0 6P5F (crab) No. 42821 leaves Chester for North Wales.





"Semi" No. 46243 "City of Lancaster" at Chester on October 7th 1961
with a Llandudno to London Euston train.





"Jubilee" 45736 'Pheonix' leaves Chester with the  relief "Irish Mail" on August 9th 1958.




0-6-0 T 3F No. 47297 shunting at Chester on March 15th 1959.




Stanier 2-6-0 6P5F, No. 42965 leaves Chester with a special for Bangor on August 9th 1958.




"spotters" at Chester admire LMS 2-6-4T's No. 42183 and No. 42583 on
February 18th 1961.




An unidentified engine with a train for Birkenhead leaves Chester.   c.1949 (Eric Treacy).




2-6-0 6P5F No 42730 and Black Five's No's. 44913 and 45395 rest at
Mold Junction depot on September 26th 1964.






Black Five No. 45130 and "Fairburn" 2-6-4T No. 42283 awaiting duties at Chester station.




"George the Fifth" class No. 25376 'Snipe' waits at Chester station on April 24th 1947.



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