Sandsend, near Whitby, Yorkshire

1948-1955 in United Kingdom
Jack Merriott

Carriage print, British Railways North Eastern Region, Sandsend, by Jack Merriott, about 1948 to 1955. Depicts a view of Sandsend from the beach, looking towards the village and alum works. In the foreground are the remains of the sea wall, destroyed by a drifting mine during the Second World War. Beyond is Sandsend viaduct, with a crossing steam train heading south towards Whitby. Text below reads "Sandsend nr Whitby, Yorkshire. From a water colour by Jack Merriott R.I."


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carriage print

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