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The Allendale Wolf

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Title:The Allendale Wolf
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The Allendale Wolf escaped from a private zoo worrying sheep and livestock in the Hexham area in the winter of 1904. Hunts were organised and rewards offered but it was a Settle and Carlisle train that ended the farmers nightmare. The postcard tells the story showing Cumwhinton Station, where the wolf was buried,  top left

Photo courtesy of Mr Quinn

 

Ownership:Mr Quinn
Keywords: Settle_and_Carlisle_Railway Railways Transport Cumwhinton Places

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