Courtaulds Ltd, Great Coates Works, Grimsby


(photo - courtesy Ernie Brack)
Sentinel no. 9596 seen at the carbon disulphide unloading area near the viscose factory buildings.


(photo - courtesy Ernie Brack)
Viewed from other side of tracks with storage tanks behind loco.


(photo - courtesy Ernie Brack)
A loop allows the loco to run around the wagons.


(photo - courtesy Ernie Brack)
Warning! The contents of the tank wagons is very inflammable! Transport of this material switched
to road in the late 60s/early 70s, and so began the run down of the rail system here.


(photo - courtesy Ernie Brack)
Coal for the power house seen here on the weighbridge road. This road ran from the exchange sidings up to the River Humber
which is just behind the bank after the 6th telegraph pole.


(photo - courtesy Ernie Brack)
The factorys two Sentinals, 9576 of 1955 on left, with 9599 "William" of 1956 on right. "William" is now restored at
the Elsecar Railway in South Yorkshire.


(photo - courtesy Ernie Brack)
A 1936 0-4-0 with cut down bodywork seen out of use alongside the viscose plant.


(photo - courtesy Ernie Brack)
The end of a busy day at Courtaulds Grimsby as the loco is
disposed and has its ash pan raked out at the shed.

I would like to thank Ernie Brack for permission to show these photos on my site

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