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

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

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L1095. Hunslet Engine Co. 0-6-0 saddletank, NENE, No. 242 of 1881. The locomotive is seen amidst piles of spoil near Newbold Grounds in Northamptonshire when working on Contract No. 4 (Rugby to Woodford), built by T. Oliver & Son between 1894 and 1899. The two crew stand on the footplate while a third man (possibly a navvy) can be seen at the top of the excavated cutting wall behind the locomotive. Note the fine grade of the spoil in the foreground.
PublisherLeicestershire County Council
Creatorpersonalname - Newton, S. W. A.
Datecreation - circa 1897
TypePhotographs - Black and White
Formatdimension.H - 118mm
dimension.W - 161mm
IdentifierNewton - CL 95
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 - Newbold Grounds, Northamptonshire (O.S. Ref: 452000 261025)
period - circa 1897
Location.Current Repository - Record Office for Leicestershire, Leicester & Rutland
RightsLeicestershire County Council