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Cecil Raikes Locomotive

The Cecil Raikes Locomotive was a steam engine used at Shipley Coppice Colliery. The story below tells how Stuart Gerrard and 3 former employees of the old Shipley Colliery travelled to Merseyside to see this Locomotive No.5

Tom Gerrard at the front of the Cecil Raikes 1930/31. Does anyone know who the other 2 gentlemen are?

Stuart Gerrard, on the same train and in the same pose as his great uncle Tom Gerrard in the previous photograph.



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