58045 Ellistown 3 June 1990

58045 approaches journey's end, as it passes Ellistown on 3 June 1990 with the Hertfordshire Railtours 1T05 08:24 St Pancras to Coalville 'Coalville & Calverton Caboodle' railtour. Ibstock Sidings were formerly situated in the background of this view, where two lines diverged at different angles, one to Ibstock Colliery, the other to Nailstone Colliery. Ibstock Colliery closed in 1928, but the line remained open for many years to serve a nearby brickworks. Nailstone Colliery closed in 1967.