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Contractors' 0-6-0 saddletank locomotive, GROSVENOR.

Contractors' 0-6-0 saddletank locomotive, GROSVENOR.

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L1072. Hunslet Engine Co. built 0-6-0 saddletank locomotive, GROSVENOR, No. 288 of 1884, pictured at rest near Brackley in Buckinghamshire. At the time, the locomotive was working on Contract No. 5 (Woodford to Brackley) built by Walter Scott & Co. of Newcastle upon Tyne between 1894 and 1898. The locomotive's crew stand in relaxed postures on the footplate. Note the large rough cut stones in the foreground.
PublisherLeicestershire County Council
Creatorpersonalname - Newton, S. W. A.
Datecreation - circa 1896
TypePhotographs - Black and White
Formatdimension.H - 118mm
dimension.W - 161mm
IdentifierNewton - CL 73
SourceS. W. A. Newton Collection - Record Office for Leicestershire, Leicester & Rutland
Relationpart of - S. W. A. Newton Collection
copy of - glass plate negative
CoverageLocation.Creation Site - Brackley, Northamptonshire (O.S. Ref: 459010 238470)
period - circa 1896
Location.Current Repository - Record Office for Leicestershire, Leicester & Rutland
RightsLeicestershire County Council