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Contractors' 0-4-0 saddletank locomotive, CAERWENT.

Contractors' 0-4-0 saddletank locomotive, CAERWENT.

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L1087. An 0-4-0 contractors' saddletank locomotive, CAERWENT, pictured at Mowmacre Hill in Leicester, circa 1897. At the time, the locomotive and her two crew were at work on Contract No. 2 (East Leake to Aylestone) being built by Henry Lovatt of Wolverhampton. The three gentlemen standing in the cab with the driver could be foremen, the contractor or even simply observers from the region. CAERWENT was built by Manning Wardle & Co. of Leeds in 1881(No. 785), and was originally owned by the contractor, T. A. Walker.
PublisherLeicestershire County Council
Creatorpersonalname - Newton, S. W. A.
Datecreation - circa 1897
TypePhotographs - Black and White
Formatdimension.H - 118mm
dimension.W - 161mm
IdentifierNewton - CL 88
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 - Mowmacre Hill, Leicester (O.S. Ref: 458635 309035)
Location.Current Repository - Record Office for Leicestershire, Leicester & Rutland
period - circa 1897
RightsLeicestershire County Council