Railway track maintenance engine vehicle, Warrington Bank Quay station at dusk, Cheshire, England, UK, dusk, winter
Contributor:Tony Smith / Alamy Stock Photo
File size:31.7 MB (1.5 MB Compressed download)
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Dimensions:3842 x 2881 px | 32.5 x 24.4 cm | 12.8 x 9.6 inches | 300dpi
Date taken:21 January 2018
Location:56 Parker St, Warrington WA1 1LT, UK
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