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

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

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L1094. Hunslet Engine Co. 0-6-0 saddletank, BRACKLEY, No. 164 of 1876, seen in a cutting near 'Brackley Fields' (according to S. W. A. Newton's notes). At the time, the locomotive was employed on Contract No. 5 (Woodford to Brackley) being constructed by Walter Scott & Co. of Newcastle-upon-Tyne between 1894 and 1898. One of the crew stands on the footplate while the other leans against the engine's smokebox. Coupled to the rear of the locomotive is a wooden bodied drop-side wagon loaded with ballast. Note the clean cutting sides and the new lineside fencing.
PublisherLeicestershire County Council
Creatorpersonalname - Newton, S. W. A.
Datecreation - circa 1896
TypePhotographs - Black and White
Formatdimension.H - 118mm
dimension.W - 161mm
IdentifierNewton - CL 94
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