Being lifted at Crewe Works Erecting Shop

August 1987 - Crewe Works

71000 becomes the first steam locomotive to be lifted at Crewe for over 20 years.

Photograph by Peter King

On Axel Stands
Crewe Works Erecting Shop
June 1988 - Crewe Works Erecting Shop (Photo by Graham Collier)
Crewe Works Erecting Shop
Crewe Works Erecting Shop
Crewe Works Erecting Shop
Crewe Works Erecting Shop - Side View June 1987 - Crewe Works (Photo by Peter Kenyon)
June 1988 - Crewe Works

June 1988 - Crewe Works

71000 faces a class 91 electric.

Change at Crewe

Change at Crewe

Symbolising the final years of steam on BR as Diesel & Electric took over. 71000 was the last ever express passenger steam locomotive built.

Photograph by Brian Haresnape FRSA

Crewe Heritage Centre

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