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October 2015

SCRCA Secondary Reference: Review of Anderson & Fox (1986) for 306680

Created on 24 Oct 2015.

Figure 91 is the track layout for Durran Hill South Sidings, based upon an LMS survey of 1942. Plate 222 is a view looking north towards Petteril Bridge and Carlisle of Durran Hill, circa 1930, from bridge no 360 (/location-summaries/structure-306590).  The Durran Hill Junction signal box (/location-summaries/structure-306650) is to the right, and the fitting shops (No 1 - /location-summaries/structure-306660 & No 2 - 306680) and engine shed (/location-summaries/structure-306720) to the… Read more

SCRCA Secondary Reference: Review of Anderson & Fox (1986) for 306660

Created on 24 Oct 2015.

Figure 91 is the track layout for Durran Hill South Sidings, based upon an LMS survey of 1942. Plate 222 is a view looking north towards Petteril Bridge and Carlisle of Durran Hill, circa 1930, from bridge no 360 (/location-summaries/structure-306590).  The Durran Hill Junction signal box (/location-summaries/structure-306650) is to the right, and the fitting shops (no1 - 306660 & No 2 - /location-summaries/structure-306680) and engine shed (/location-summaries/structure-306720) to the left…

SCRCA Secondary Reference: Review of Anderson & Fox (1986) for 306650

Created on 24 Oct 2015.

Plate 220 shows Durran Hill South Sidings (/location-summaries/structure-306350) on 1 June 1963 from the windows of the signal box of the same name (/location-summaries/structure-306280) shortly after closure.  This box, brought into use on 8 November 1891, was of wood construction, measured 22ft x 11ft 6ins x 12ft, received a replacement 30 lever tappet frame (6ins centres) in 1921 and closed on 12 May 1965.  This view looking towards Carlisle, shows the sidings (/location-summaries/structure-… Read more

SCRCA Secondary Reference: Review of Anderson & Fox (1986) for 306720

Created on 24 Oct 2015.

Figure 91 is the track layout for Durran Hill South Sidings, based upon an LMS survey of 1942. Figure 92 shows the track layout of Durran Hill Junction, based upon an LMS survey of 1942.  The engine shed closed on 16 February 1936, but re-opened as a wartime measure in 1943 for stabling engines and smokebox cleaning, and for coaling.  The lines and yard to the right are those of the ex-North Eastern Railway Company. Plate 222 is a view looking north towards Petteril Bridge and Carlisle of… Read more

SCRCA Secondary Reference: Review of Anderson & Fox (1986) for 306320

Created on 24 Oct 2015.

Plate 220 shows Durran Hill South Sidings (/location-summaries/structure-306350) on 1 June 1963 from the windows of the signal box of the same name (/location-summaries/structure-306280) shortly after closure.  This box, brought into use on 8 November 1891, was of wood construction, measured 22ft x 11ft 6ins x 12ft, received a replacement 30 lever tappet frame (6ins centres) in 1921 and closed on 12 May 1965.  This view looking towards Carlisle, shows the sidings (/location-summaries/structure-… Read more

SCRCA Secondary Reference: Review of Anderson & Fox (1986) for 306280

Created on 24 Oct 2015.

Plate 220 shows Durran Hill South Sidings (/location-summaries/structure-306350) on 1 June 1963 from the windows of the signal box of the same name shortly after closure.  This box, brought into use on 8 November 1891, was of wood construction, measured 22ft x 11ft 6ins x 12ft, received a replacement 30 lever tappet frame (6ins centres) in 1921 and closed on 12 May 1965.  This view looking towards Carlisle, shows the sidings (/location-summaries/structure-306350), incorporating improvements… Read more

SCRCA Secondary Reference: Review of Anderson & Fox (1986) for 306590

Created on 24 Oct 2015.

Plate 221 is a view of Durran Hill South Sidings(/location-summaries/structure-306350) in 1935, photographed from bridge no 360, situated immediately south of Durran Hill Junction box. Figure 91 is the track layout for Durran Hill South Sidings, based upon an LMS survey of 1942. Plate 222 is a view looking north towards Petteril Bridge and Carlisle of Durran Hill, circa 1930, from bridge no 360.  The Durran Hill Junction signal box (/location-summaries/structure-306650) is to the right, and the… Read more

SCRCA Secondary Reference: Review of Anderson & Fox (1986) for 306350

Created on 24 Oct 2015.

Plate 220 shows Durran Hill South Sidings on 1 June 1963 from the windows of the signal box of the same name (/location-summaries/structure-306280) shortly after closure.  This box, brought into use on 8 November 1891, was of wood construction, measured 22ft x 11ft 6ins x 12ft, received a replacement 30 lever tappet frame (6ins centres) in 1921 and closed on 12 May 1965.  This view looking towards Carlisle, shows the sidings, incorporating improvements implemented during World War II, and so… Read more

SCRCA Secondary Reference: Review of Anderson & Fox (1986) for 305230

Created on 18 Oct 2015.

Figure 89 shows the track layout at Scotby, based upon information from a Midland Railway survey of 1912. Plate 219 is an elevation view from the north showing Scotby station.  Scotby was the most northerly Midland Railway station, and served a village quite close to Carlisle which may have accounted for its early demise, on 1 February 1942.  A medium-sized building was provided (/location-summaries/structure-305330). The waiting shelter on the ‘up’ platform (/location-summaries/structure-… Read more

SCRCA Secondary Reference: Review of Anderson & Fox (1986) for 305200

Created on 18 Oct 2015.

Figure 89 shows the track layout at Scotby, based upon information from a Midland Railway survey of 1912. Plate 219 is an elevation view from the north showing Scotby station.  Scotby was the most northerly Midland Railway station, and served a village quite close to Carlisle which may have accounted for its early demise, on 1 February 1942.  A medium-sized building was provided (/location-summaries/structure-305330). The waiting shelter on the ‘up’ platform (/location-summaries/structure-… Read more

SCRCA Secondary Reference: Review of Anderson & Fox (1986) for 305320

Created on 18 Oct 2015.

Figure 89 shows the track layout at Scotby, based upon information from a Midland Railway survey of 1912. Plate 219 is an elevation view from the north showing Scotby station.  Scotby was the most northerly Midland Railway station, and served a village quite close to Carlisle which may have accounted for its early demise, on 1 February 1942.  A medium-sized building was provided (/location-summaries/structure-305330). The waiting shelter on the ‘up’ platform (/location-summaries/structure-… Read more

SCRCA Secondary Reference: Review of Anderson & Fox (1986) for 305190

Created on 18 Oct 2015.

Figure 89 shows the track layout at Scotby, based upon information from a Midland Railway survey of 1912. Plate 219 is an elevation view from the north showing Scotby station.  Scotby was the most northerly Midland Railway station, and served a village quite close to Carlisle which may have accounted for its early demise, on 1 February 1942.  A medium-sized building was provided (/location-summaries/structure-305330). The waiting shelter on the ‘up’ platform (/location-summaries/structure-… Read more

SCRCA Secondary Reference: Review of Anderson & Fox (1986) for 305350

Created on 18 Oct 2015.

Figure 89 shows the track layout at Scotby, based upon information from a Midland Railway survey of 1912. Plate 219 is an elevation view from the north showing Scotby station.  Scotby was the most northerly Midland Railway station, and served a village quite close to Carlisle which may have accounted for its early demise, on 1 February 1942.  A medium-sized building was provided (/location-summaries/structure-305330). The waiting shelter on the ‘up’ platform, although of a design to be found… Read more

SCRCA Secondary Reference: Review of Anderson & Fox (1986) for 305330

Created on 18 Oct 2015.

Figure 89 shows the track layout at Scotby, based upon information from a Midland Railway survey of 1912. Plate 219 is an elevation view from the north showing Scotby station.  Scotby was the most northerly Midland Railway station, and served a village quite close to Carlisle which may have accounted for its early demise, on 1 February 1942.  A medium-sized building was provided. The waiting shelter on the ‘up’ platform (/location-summaries/structure-305350), although of a design to be found… Read more

SCRCA Secondary Reference: Review of Anderson & Fox (1986) for 304110

Created on 12 Oct 2015.

Plate 218 shows the row of four cottages built for employees at Cumwhinton.

SCRCA Secondary Reference: Review of Anderson & Fox (1986) for 304150

Created on 12 Oct 2015.

Plate 216 is another image from the south but this time the south-west on 16 July 1955 - probably also taken form the public over bridge, south of the station (/location-summaries/structure-304120).  Note the poster boards still bearing the legend LMS (some eight years after nationalisation of the railways).  The station closed completely on 5 November 1956.  The signal box can be seen in the distance (/location-summaries/structure-304240).

SCRCA Secondary Reference: Review of Anderson & Fox (1986) for 304210

Created on 12 Oct 2015.

Plate 215 is an elevation view from the south-east of Cumwhinton, circa 1955.  Pictured from the public over bridge (/location-summaries/structure-304120), south of the station, it shows a medium-sized building (/location-summaries/structure-304140), well-maintained, and complete with all freed bargeboards.  The goods facilities here were more in keeping with those provided in smaller stations (/location-summaries/structure-304220).  Note the position of the signal box to the north of the… Read more

SCRCA Secondary Reference: Review of Anderson & Fox (1986) for 304140

Created on 12 Oct 2015.

Plate 215 is an elevation view from the south-east of Cumwhinton, circa 1955.  Pictured from the public over bridge (/location-summaries/structure-304120), south of the station, it shows a medium-sized building, well-maintained, and complete with all freed bargeboards.  The goods facilities here were more in keeping with those provided in smaller stations (/location-summaries/structure-304210 and /location-summaries/structure-304220).  Note the position of the signal box to the north of the… Read more

SCRCA Secondary Reference: Review of Anderson & Fox (1986) for 304240

Created on 12 Oct 2015.

Figure 86 shows the track layout for Cumwhinton, based upon information from a Midland Railway survey of 1911. Plate 215 is an elevation view from the south-east of Cumwhinton, circa 1955.  Pictured from the public over bridge (/location-summaries/structure-304120), south of the station, it shows a medium-sized building (/location-summaries/structure-304140), well-maintained, and complete with all freed bargeboards.  The goods facilities here were more in keeping with those provided in smaller… Read more

SCRCA Secondary Reference: Review of Anderson & Fox (1986) for 304120

Created on 12 Oct 2015.

Figure 86 shows the track layout for Cumwhinton, based upon information from a Midland Railway survey of 1911. Plate 215 is an elevation view from the south-east of Cumwhinton, circa 1955.  Pictured from the public over bridge, south of the station, it shows a medium-sized building (/location-summaries/structure-304140), well-maintained, and complete with all freed bargeboards.  The goods facilities here were more in keeping with those provided in smaller stations (/location-summaries/structure… Read more

SCRCA Secondary Reference: Review of Anderson & Fox (1986) for 303160

Created on 12 Oct 2015.

Figure 85 is the track layout at Beaty's Siding(/location-summaries/structure-303130), based upon information from a Midland Railway survey of 1912.  This is another example of a small private siding controlled from a small lever frame.  The key to the frame was kept at the Howe and Company's Siding cabin, and the siding was for the use of the Crown Brick and Tile Co.  It was out of use in 1932 and recovered in 1935.  The narrow guage tramway passing beneath bridge No 342 connected the… Read more

SCRCA Secondary Reference: Review of Anderson & Fox (1986) for 303130

Created on 12 Oct 2015.

Figure 85 is the track layout at Beaty's Siding, based upon information from a Midland Railway survey of 1912.  This is another example of a small private siding controlled from a small lever frame.  The key to the frame was kept at the Howe and Company's Siding cabin, and the siding was for the use of the Crown Brick and Tile Co.  It was out of use in 1932 and recovered in 1935.  The narrow guage tramway passing beneath bridge No 342 (/location-summaries/structure-303160) connected the… Read more

SCRCA Secondary Reference: Review of Anderson & Fox (1986) for 303010

Created on 12 Oct 2015.

Figure 82 is the track layout for the Sidings based upon information from an LMS survey of 1927.  By the time, the Gotham Company of Nottingham had taken over interest in the Cocklake's alablaster works (formerly Howe & Co.). This change appeared in amendments in 1921, although there was an Agreement with the LMS, dated 14 November 1924.  The signal box (/location-summaries/structure-302930) was replaced to the position shown here, in 1916.  The private siding for the Thomas Hamilton… Read more

SCRCA Secondary Reference: Review of Anderson & Fox (1986) for 302930

Created on 12 Oct 2015.

Figure 82 is the track layout for the Sidings based upon information from an LMS survey of 1927.  By the time, the Gotham Company of Nottingham had taken over interest in the Cocklake's alablaster works (formerly Howe & Co.). This change appeared in amendments in 1921, although there was an Agreement with the LMS, dated 14 November 1924.  The signal box was replaced to the position shown here, in 1916.  The private siding for the Thomas Hamilton Company,(/location-summaries/structure-303010… Read more