EAW027392 ENGLAND (1949). Darlington Power Station and the town, Darlington, from the north-east, 1949

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Title [EAW027392] Darlington Power Station and the town, Darlington, from the north-east, 1949
Reference EAW027392
Date 21-October-1949
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Place name DARLINGTON
Parish
District
Country ENGLAND
Easting / Northing 429608, 514597
Longitude / Latitude -1.5424825572026, 54.5256639898
National Grid Reference NZ296146

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The Leadyard - terminus for United bus services

Chells809
Monday 10th of March 2014 10:55:46 PM
Feethams field - later the site of the bus station.

Chells809
Monday 10th of March 2014 10:54:28 PM
Pensbury Street

Chells809
Monday 10th of March 2014 10:52:38 PM
United's Darlington bus depot and central workshops. The depot moved to Feethams when the new bus station opened there in 1962.

Chells809
Monday 10th of March 2014 10:51:15 PM
The was a Georgian house called Beechwood which was part of the United head office. The financial departments were in this building in the 1970s and 80s.

Chells809
Monday 10th of March 2014 10:49:16 PM
United House, the head office of the United bus company, on Grange Road.

Chells809
Monday 10th of March 2014 10:46:44 PM
Aldbrough Saint John

Adamw5433
Wednesday 5th of March 2014 10:36:41 AM
Cleasby (village)

Adamw5433
Wednesday 5th of March 2014 10:23:01 AM
Stapleton (Village)

Adamw5433
Wednesday 5th of March 2014 10:19:59 AM

Fantasma
Wednesday 5th of March 2014 10:16:20 AM

Adamw5433
Wednesday 5th of March 2014 10:15:14 AM

Fantasma
Wednesday 5th of March 2014 10:14:45 AM
Water pumping station

Adamw5433
Wednesday 5th of March 2014 10:08:15 AM
This is called Tees Cottage Pumping Station and is preserved in working order. There are several open days each year when you can see Lancashire Boilers dating from 1902, a beam engine from 1904 and a gas engine of 1914 working.

Fantasma
Wednesday 5th of March 2014 10:23:51 AM

Adamw5433
Wednesday 5th of March 2014 10:05:41 AM
Abbey Road, sports field

Adamw5433
Wednesday 5th of March 2014 10:00:01 AM
Civic Theatre, (New Hippodrome)

Adamw5433
Wednesday 5th of March 2014 09:57:31 AM
St. John's Crescent

Adamw5433
Wednesday 5th of March 2014 09:54:11 AM
This is what we used to know as the "Dead Line" which contained locomotives awaiting entrance to the works for repairs or scrapping.

Fantasma
Wednesday 5th of March 2014 09:51:42 AM

Adamw5433
Wednesday 5th of March 2014 09:51:26 AM

Adamw5433
Wednesday 5th of March 2014 09:47:49 AM

Adamw5433
Wednesday 5th of March 2014 09:44:50 AM

Class31
Wednesday 5th of March 2014 09:20:43 AM

Class31
Wednesday 5th of March 2014 09:20:04 AM
Stanhope Green

Class31
Wednesday 5th of March 2014 09:18:23 AM
A locomotive from Gresley's A3 class on standby duty.

Fantasma
Wednesday 5th of March 2014 08:32:29 AM

Fantasma
Wednesday 5th of March 2014 12:19:41 AM

Fantasma
Wednesday 5th of March 2014 12:19:06 AM
Blackwell Grange

Fantasma
Wednesday 5th of March 2014 12:18:20 AM
Victoria Road.

Fantasma
Wednesday 5th of March 2014 12:11:02 AM

Fantasma
Wednesday 5th of March 2014 12:09:42 AM
St. Cuthbert's Church.

Fantasma
Wednesday 5th of March 2014 12:07:35 AM
Station clock tower.

Fantasma
Tuesday 4th of March 2014 11:34:46 PM

Fantasma
Tuesday 4th of March 2014 11:33:22 PM
Darlington Cricket Club's ground which has been used for a number of Durham County Cricket Club's home fixtures.

Fantasma
Tuesday 4th of March 2014 11:31:44 PM
Feethams football ground, home of Darlington F.C. until its move to The Darlington Arena in 2003.

Fantasma
Tuesday 4th of March 2014 11:27:34 PM
Through main line to east of station, allowing non-stop trains to pass at speed.

Fantasma
Tuesday 4th of March 2014 11:21:00 PM
Bank Top railway station, completed by the North Eastern Railway in 1887, is looped off the main line; this allows non-stop trains to pass by without losing speed.

Fantasma
Tuesday 4th of March 2014 11:19:06 PM
Locomotive turntable.

Fantasma
Tuesday 4th of March 2014 11:15:11 PM
Engine shed completed by the London & North Eastern Railway in 1940.

Fantasma
Tuesday 4th of March 2014 11:14:12 PM

Fantasma
Tuesday 4th of March 2014 11:12:04 PM
Engine shed roundhouse built by the North Eastern Railway in 1866.

Fantasma
Tuesday 4th of March 2014 11:11:15 PM
Mechanical coaling plant added as part of the modifications completed in 1940.

Fantasma
Tuesday 4th of March 2014 11:07:00 PM
Cooling tower, with what could be the remains of wartime camouflage evident.

Fantasma
Tuesday 4th of March 2014 11:04:22 PM
Darlington 'B' Power Station, with an output of 57megawatts, was opened in 1940 and closed in October 1976.

Fantasma
Tuesday 4th of March 2014 11:02:10 PM
Power station turbine hall.

Fantasma
Tuesday 4th of March 2014 10:51:03 PM
Power station boiler house.

Fantasma
Tuesday 4th of March 2014 10:49:49 PM
North Eastern Railway Timber Snow ploughs. Possibly NER 18 and 20 built 1909 at York.

Bryan
Sunday 23rd of February 2014 07:43:45 PM

User Comment Contributions

Deltic on the East Coast Main Line and Darlington Power station, Darlington, 1974

Class31
Monday 12th of October 2015 08:17:17 AM
This view includes Darlington's cricket ground which has been used for some of Durham County Cricket Club's home fixtures.

Fantasma
Friday 7th of March 2014 01:49:55 PM
This is a busy scene showing the north end of Darlington Bank Top Station and engine shed.

Fantasma
Wednesday 5th of March 2014 08:35:54 AM
Feethams - home of Darlington FC from 1883 to 2003 when they moved to the new Darlington Arena on the outskirts of town.

Fantasma
Wednesday 5th of March 2014 08:19:19 AM