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Contractors' 0-6-0 saddletank locomotive, ST. GEORGES.

Contractors' 0-6-0 saddletank locomotive, ST. GEORGES.

L1015. Manning Wardle & Co. 'K' class 0-6-0 saddletank, ST. GEORGES, No. 1003 of 1887. The picture is believed to have been taken in Hillmorton cutting, Warwickshire, circa 1897. The image shows the engine and its four crew at work on Contract No. 4 (Rugby to Woodford built by T. Oliver & Son), running bunker first hauling a rake of tipping wagons. By 1919, this locomotive was in use by Daimler, Coventry.
PublisherLeicestershire County Council
Contributor
Creatorpersonalname - Newton, S. W. A.
Datecreation - circa 1897
TypePhotographs - Black and White
Formatdimension.H - 118mm
dimension.W - 161mm
IdentifierNewton - CL 15
SourceS. W. A. Newton Collection - Record Office for Leicestershire, Leicester and Rutland
LanguageEN
Relationpart of - S. W. A. Newton Collection
copy of - glass plate negative
CoverageLocation.Creation Site - Hillmorton, Warwickshire (O.S. Ref: 451500 273800)
Location.Current Repository - Record Office for Leicestershire, Leicester & Rutland
period - circa 1897
RightsLeicestershire County Council