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Friday 19 September 2014

Historical Ulster: Steam engines from the Belfast Telegraph Archives

The steam train puffs it's way through Whitehead. 23/7/1932
The steam train puffs it's way through Whitehead. 23/7/1932
The R.H.Smyth, an engine orginally built for the Londonderry Port and Harbour commission, pulls out of a siding at the Railway Preservation of Ireland Headquarters at Whitehead.  13/6/1982
The R.H.Smyth, an engine orginally built for the Londonderry Port and Harbour commission, pulls out of a siding at the Railway Preservation of Ireland Headquarters at Whitehead. 13/6/1982
Prospective buyers pass the 'waiting room' at Knock Station, Belfast, as they look over old sleepers and other railway property which was puy up for auction.  15/12/1958
Prospective buyers pass the 'waiting room' at Knock Station, Belfast, as they look over old sleepers and other railway property which was up for auction. 15/12/1958

In the year that the Belfast to Bangor train line celebrated its centenary, another era involving this popular stretch of track came to a close.

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