D6758, Easington, 30th September 1971
Class 37 EE Type 3 Co-Co No. 6758 heads south along the coast line between Seaham and Hartlepool, just south of Easington heading to Horden or Blackhall Colliery, working as 9J78 with just a brakevan in tow. The aerial ropeway in the distance was from Horden Colliery and simply dumped colliery waste into the sea, it was one of several in the area. The final dramatic scenes in the Michael Caine film "Get Carter" were shot in this area in 1971, featuring one of the ropeways and the beach. Thursday 30th September 1971. Slide No. 7958.