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Middleton Colliery Railway, Extension

Middleton Colliery Railway, Extension
1964. View of the Middleton Colliery Railway Extension from Moor Road to Balm Road Sidings. The engine in the picture is the John Alcock, a diesel which was locally built in 1932.

User Comments:

Roy Walker

When I was working at Hunslet Engine Co in the 60's, John Alcock (The Managing Director) walked up the 'gun-shop' wearing a silver Beatle wig !-We had been warned by management, not to laugh under ANY circumstances ! -Stifled mirth ensued......-We needed our jobs !


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