Old Photos of Witham

Railway tracks looking east

Taken: 1911, Ref: M2783

Railway tracks looking east towards Colchester. The hand rail for the Junction signal box is in the left foreground. In the far distance is Witham East signal box, which controlled the loop to the old Maldon line. Behind it, are houses in Motts Lane. The Maldon branch curves off on the right. The triangular heap is rails, with a platelayers’ hut behind it. Information from John Newman. See also M580 and M581, M2776-M2782, and M2784-M2788.

RefM2783
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 707
Posted on Full size 2560 × 1941

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