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Huntley & Palmers sidings, 1899
 
   
Huntley & Palmers sidings, 1899
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Brief Description: A general view of the Huntley & Palmers railway sidings and factory looking South
Subject Date: 1899
 
Full Description: George Palmer first set up railway sidings that connected to the Great Western mainline in 1878. The company bought a pair of Black Hawthorn and Co (of Gateshead) 20 ton locomotives. These were supplemented in 1900 by a pair of Peckett and Sons of Bristol 25 ton locomotives. In order to accommodate these locomotives, a small two-road locomotive shed was constructed at the north-east corner of the site and adjacent to the SE Wokingham line.
 
Collection: Reading University Library
Place: Huntley & Palmers factory, Reading, Berkshire
Dimensions: Height: 20.4cm, Width: 29.2cm
Subject: trade <food mfr>, transport <rail>, working life, transport, railway, engines, factory
Content Type: photograph
Location: Reading University Library
Local Ref: HPOS272c
Unique ID: rm-ru-hpos272c~u_034-i-00-000.tif
IPR: Reading University Library
 
 
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