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

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

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L1089. Manning Wardle & Co. 'K' class 0-6-0 saddletank locomotive, CYPRUS, No. 596 of 1877. The locomotive is pictured on an embankment near Brackley in Northamptonshire when working on Contract No. 5 (Woodford to Brackley) built by Walter Scott & Co. of Newcastle-upon-Tyne between 1894 and 1898. Two of the crew stand in the cab while another stands on the running plate near the smokebox. A fourth man stands by the rear of the locomotive. Note the large wooden buffers that CYPRUS carries for shunting tipping wagons.
ContributorLeicestershire County Council
Creatorpersonalname - Newton, S. W. A.
Datecreation - circa 1896
TypePhotographs - Black and White
Formatdimension.H - 118mm
dimension.W - 161mm
IdentifierNewton - CL 91
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: 459400 237200)
period - circa 1896
Location.Current Repository - Record Office for Leicestershire, Leicester & Rutland
RightsLeicestershire County Council