EPW042091 ENGLAND (1933). 
Harrington Colliery, Lowca, from the west, 1933


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    Title [EPW042091] Harrington Colliery, Lowca, from the west, 1933
    Reference EPW042091
    Date June 1933
    Place name LOWCA
    Parish LOWCA
    District
    Region
    Country ENGLAND
    Easting / Northing 297924,  521746
    Longitude / Latitude -3.579505153359,  54.580477017173
    National Grid Reference NX979217
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     Probable location of Lowca's first station, used almost exclusively for workmen's trains to Workington, Moss Bay, Seaton and, during WW1, Maryport.

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    DaveH
    Monday 17th of July 2017 08:51:49 PM
     Lowca passenger station, southern terminus of the Harrington & Lowca Light Railway (usually referred to as the Lowca Light Railway.)

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    DaveH
    Monday 17th of July 2017 08:41:32 PM
     Bain's Siding. Here the line from Lowca met the Gilgarran Branch. Up to closure in 1973 coal from Solway Colliery, Workington came up the Gilgarran Branch from Parton (off shot to the right) and was collected by a Lowca loco for the washeries at Harrington No. 10 pit.

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    DaveH
    Friday 6th of May 2016 11:25:03 PM
     Bain's Siding. Here the line from Lowca met the Gilgarran Branch. Up to closure in 1973 coal from Solway Colliery, Workington came up the Gilgarran Branch from Parton (off shot to the right) and was collected by a Lowca loco for the washeries at Harrington No. 10 pit.

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    DaveH
    Friday 6th of May 2016 11:24:58 PM
     Pithead winding gear

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    MB
    Friday 24th of January 2014 01:26:54 PM
    No.11 Pit I think?

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    reg instone
    Thursday 16th of March 2017 11:49:59 PM
     Pithead gear

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    MB
    Friday 24th of January 2014 01:26:06 PM
     Small steam locomotive - a saddle tank, probably - for shunting the colliery sidings

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    MB
    Friday 24th of January 2014 01:25:19 PM