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4-4-4T Metropolitan H-Class locomotive No. 103

4-4-4T Metropolitan H-Class locomotive No. 103

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L2607. 4-4-4T Metropolitan H-Class locomotive No. 103. A particularly graceful and well-proportioned engine, the H-Class was designed by Charles Jones (Chief Mechanical Engineer of the Metropolitan Railway from 1906-1923) to be a fast tank loco for use on passenger duties. Its versatility did however mean that it was also later engaged in freight work. No. 103 (works no. 4088) was the first of the eight H-Class locos, all of them being built by Kerr, Stuart & Co. in 1920.
Publisher
ContributorLondon's Transport Museum
Creatorcorporatename - Metropolitan Railway
Datecreation - circa 1920
TypeDigital images - Scanned
Formatdimension.H - 152mm
dimension.W - 203mm
resolution - 300 dpi
IdentifierLondon's Transport Museum - 1998/ 75656
SourceLondon's Transport Museum
LanguageEN
Relationcopy of - Black and white print
Coverageperiod - circa 1920
Location.Current Repository - London's Transport Museum
RightsLondon's Transport Museum