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Hamersley Iron, Pendennis Castle, Avonmouth, Didcot, Birmingham

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The Pendennis Castle steam locomotive which was sold to Australian iron ore producers Hamersley Iron in 197 . On 29 May 1977, she made her farewell run in the UK, at the head of the Great Western Envoy from Birmingham to Didcot and return. The following day, she headed to Avonmouth, the port for Bristol, where she was loaded aboard the cargo vessel Mishref, and departed for Sydney, Australia, on 2 June 1977.

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Color Black & White
Keywords 1970s,Crowds,Passengers,People,Rail,Railway,Steam Engine,Train,Transport
Credit Mirrorpix / GIW Photos
Year 1977
Model Released No
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