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Vinegar Works Branch, Worcester


Hymek crosses Vinegar Works Branch

This interesting photograph which was taken on an official visit to Worcester Engine Sheds about May 1965 shows an unidentified class 35 'Hymek' diesel locomotive on a Sunday morning passenger train from Hereford to Paddington crossing the Vinegar Works Branch line on the level.


Sketch map of Vinfear Works Branch and sidings

This is a sketch map showing the course of the 'Vinegar Works' branch (or 'Lowesmoor Tramway'). The map references marked in red refer to photographs that can be found on the following pages:

W.Clemens Abell & Co, Worcester Wagon Repairing Works

Coal Siding, Tolladine Road, Worcester

Dutton & Co, signal engineers, Shrub Hill, Worcester

Hill, Evans & Co Ltd, Vinegar Works Pheasant Street, Worcester

Heenan & Froude Ltd, engineers, Shrub Hill Road, Worcester

McKenzie & Holland Ltd, Cromwell Street, Worcester

Thos. Thomasson & Co Ltd, tin can manufacturers, Shrub Hill, Worcester

Tower Manufacturing Co Ltd, nail manufacturers, Shrub Hill, Worcester

West Central Wagon Company Limited, wagon repairers, Tolladine Road, Worcester

Worcester Engine Works Company Limited, Shrub Hill, Worcester

Worcester Gas Works

Worcestershire Exhibiton of 1882, Shrub Hill, Worcester

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