Old Photos of Witham

Looking east from station, with water tower and signal box

Taken: 1911, Ref: M2782

Looking east from the station, with water tower and Junction signal box on left. The signal box was unusual in that it overhung the line.

To the left of the water tower is clinker from the locos. In the far distance is Witham East signal box, which controlled the loop to the old Maldon line. 

On the right is part of the old wooden goods shed, which was nearly circular. Probably built not long after the original station (which was in1843). Freight would go there to be unloaded. Information from John Newman. See also M580 and M581, M2776-M2781, and M2783-M2788.

RefM2782
PublisherGreat Eastern Railway
Date taken1911
SourceJohn Newman, 35 The Avenue, Witham, 
CM8 2DT
RestrictionsFrom the Windwood collection at the National Railway Museum, York. Copyright of the NRM.

Their ref GE 712.
Posted on Full size 2560 × 1916

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