GWR (Great Western Railway) coal train headed by a Hall
Class steam locomotive. The picture was taken from a footbridge
over the track at Norton Fitzwarren, Somerset, close to
the point where one of Britain's worst railway disasters
occurred in 1941 in which 39 people died. The edge of
the old Norton Fitzwarren station platform is visible
in the bottom of this image.
This picture was taken on an adapted Kodak Autographic
Camera made in the 1920s. It had a Kodak Ballbearing shutter
and the exposure was 1/100 a second with the aperture
set to average view. The film was Kodak Verichrome developed
by hand in Kodak Universal Developer.
UK 19-02 © Tony Morrison