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Spotted on ebay, location and photographer unknown. From the context they appear to be one of a batch of holiday snaps of a U.S. visitor.

Appears to be a fairly clean 'convertable' and two grotty open topped cattle wagons with numbered tarps fitted, note the grime and bits of straw poking through the slats.



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Interesting one Minister.

Judging by the slight radius at the end 684 could be a roofed rather than an open topped cattle wagon. Wonder what they were carrying, the tarps would have given very little ventilation for sheep or pigs.

Cattle wagons seem to have been often used for empty keg traffic, there is a great photo of the lower yard in the Guinness Brewery in CIE days full of GSWR & GNR  cattle wagons

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