Steam Locomotives - 1920s
226. LSWR 733 The Bug, 4-2-4 which was Drummond's personal transport and could reach 85 mph.. (Locomotive Publishing Co). Its saloon ended up as a garden shed in Swanage. 227. LSWR 737, Class C14 light shunter, built 1907, sold to the Admiralty. (Locomotive Publishing Co). Martin Long suggests S14 - will check. 228. 0-4-4 211 with some mysterious gismos (air brakes). Built 1882, Class 02, became W20 Shanklin. 229. (L)SWR 243. M7 Class 0-4-4. The 1897 conical smoke-box door, to make room for…
BR Class 15 D8231, Ipswich, October 1971
A number of withdrawn BR Class 15s were stored at the former diesel depot at Ipswich in 1971, awaiting transfer to Crewe for breaking up. This location is now occupied by a housing development.
BR Class 43 Warship 857 "Undaunted" at Paddington
BR North British built Clas 43 No. 857 at Paddington in October 1971. All remaining members of Class 43 were withdrawn shortly after this, though a few Swindon built Class 42s survived for a little longer.
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D1519/D7031/D6310 at Gloucester Horton Road MPD_MSS0497_070969
Diesel hydraulics dominate the scene at Gloucester Horton Road MPD on 7th September 1969, although the reason for my visit was the rare visit of Brush Type 4 No. D1519, which later became Class 47 No. 47420 under TOPS and was scrapped by Vic Berry of Leicester during March 1989. Among the hydraulic locos present were Beyer Peacock 'Hymek' Type 3 No. D7031 and North British Type 2 No. D6310. Note the pile of redundant semaphore signal arms behind the trolley wheels and the breakdown train…