A track gang pause to pose for this picture. Note how none are acting as lookout even though a Terrier is approaching the bridge! This scene shows the derelict wharf area and winding house. The 'Carrier' used this wharf taking coal wagons etc to the Isle of Wight. The lower signal arm looks strange. It [...]
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A monochrome view from the train as it passes over Langston Viaduct bound for Havant. Items of note include the aforementioned swing bridge and signal box, and on the mainland foreshore to the left we can see timber pilings which once formed the berth for the Paddle Steamer 'Carrier's' short lived Victorian train ferry service [...]