Percy Main Engine Sheds (1957)

The old steam engine sheds, Were just up the road at Percy Main, They were a good playground for us, But the engine lads called us more than a pain

The old steam engine sheds
Were just up the road at Percy Main
They were a good playground for us
But the engine lads called us more than a pain

It was just one of those places
You always found things to do
In fact, it never cost us a penny
That means everyone just like you

Much as the sheds were fun
You always came home hacky black
The poss tub would always be waiting for you
For to dodge this needed a knack

In their own funny way
The sheds were good to be around
It was a sad thing to be told
Soon they would be raised to the ground

Just like the engine lads had said
The sheds were soon taken away
What happened to all those steam trains?
Nobody did ever turn round and say

Soon everything was pulled down
They were knocked level with the floor
So, this was another one of our playgrounds
We found to be there no more

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