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  • Middleton celebrates its colliery heritage

    Middleton celebrates its colliery heritage



    TWO long-lost locomotives that once worked in the Yorkshire coalfields were re-created during the Middleton Railway’s Last Coals to Leeds gala over the weekend of September 29-30. The event marked the 50th anniversary of the closure of Middleton Broom Colliery, with ex-Middleton Broom Hudswell, Clarke 0-6-0ST No. 3 Nineteen Fifty Three (in reality Slough Estates…

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