Wellow station November 1967

Wellow station November 1967
3 0 c m
40cm
actual image size: 32cm x 22cm

Description

The evening sun imparts a golden glow to the stonework of the empty station building photographed in November 1967. The signalbox is the distance is now the only S & D box to survive in its correct location and was last offered for sale at £30,000 having been converted to a dwelling. It is rumoured that artist Peter Blake, who designed the album cover for Sgt. Pepper, and converted the house, infilling the space between the platforms to make a sunken garden, entertained The Beatles here on more than one occasion. From a private collection of slides of the Somerset & Dorset Joint Railway, taken in the year following closure of the line in 1966

Image Details

Image Reference
 
29046
Collection Reference
 
Private
Original Width (mm)
 
35
Original Height (mm)
 
20
Collection Location
 
Private Collection

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