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Former Leicester Central locomotive shed.

Former Leicester Central locomotive shed.

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L1864. A three-quarter view of the combined water tower and coaling stage at Leicester Central Shed looking south. Locomotives could enter the structure from either end - water was provided from the tank on top of the building, while coal was loaded from the platform inside. The building to the left of the coaling stage housed the sand drying ovens. The coaling stage was affectionately know by the enginemen as 'Hungry Hill'. Note the Leicester to Burton upon Trent line running at the back of the photograph.
Publisher
ContributorLeicestershire County Council
Creatorpersonalname - Wain, M. J.
Datecreation - circa 1970
TypePhotographs - Colour
Formatdimension.H - 23mm
dimension.W - 35mm
IdentifierDE 4332/65/19
SourceRecord Office for Leicestershire, Leicester & Rutland
LanguageEN
Relationpart of - DE 4332/65
CoverageLocation.Creation Site -  Leicester Central Shed, Leicester (O.S. Ref: 457800 303000)
period - circa 1970
Location.Current Repository - Record Office for Leicestershire, Leicester & Rutland
RightsM. J. Wain