Spotting days recalled

IN MY trainspotting days, I regularly visited the sheds on a Sunday, starting at Hornsey, then Cricklewood, Neasden, Willesden and Old Oak.

On one visit to Neasden in the summer of 1959 I took the enclosed photo of ‘4MT’ No. 80142.

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Somebody forgot to put the brake on the loco, which rolled through the rear shed wall.

J G Moulds
Plymouth

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