SCRCA structure 256470: Garsdale Engine Shed (for Hawes Branch loco)

SCRCA Location Introduction

Garsdale engine shed opened in 1879. Two years later, it was leased to the North Eastern Railway Company and used to stable and service the tank engines operating on the branch line to Hawes and Northallerton. The shed was severely damaged by fire on October 6th,1917. The structure was rebuilt, but it closed in 1939 and was demolished at some point between 1939 and 1955.

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Key details from the Location Record

Location Type
Engine Shed
Location Variant
Engine Shed - Single track
Assessment status
NOT yet assessed
Current Use(s)
Demolished
Shown on a land plan?
Yes 
Construction / installation period
MR-C: Constructed by the Midland Railway Co. between 1869 and 31st December 1876.
Distance from London St.Pancras
256 miles and 38 chains
Position relative to running lines
Up
Visibility
This location IS visible from nearby publicly accessible land.
Accessibility (ease of access)
Easy
Protection Category
Not Applicable - demolished or relocated
Geographic Location
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