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

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

L1023. 0-6-0 saddletank, DEVONSHIRE, of Manning Wardle & Co. origin (No. 996 of 1886). The locomotive is seen with its three crew in the cab when working on Contract No. 2 (East Leake to Aylestone) at Rothley in Leicestershire. This section of line was built by Henry Lovatt of Wolverhampton between 1894 and 1897. Coupled to the locomotive is a tipping wagon and a navvy can be seen standing within. In the foreground of the picture is large concrete block and a wooden barrel.
PublisherLeicestershire County Council
Contributor
Creatorpersonalname - Newton, S. W. A.
Datecreation - circa 1897
TypePhotographs - Black and White
Formatdimension.H - 118mm
dimension.W - 161mm
IdentifierNewton - CL 23
SourceS. W. A. Newton Collection - Record Office for Leicestershire, Leicester & Rutland
LanguageEN
Relationpart of - S. W. A. Newton Collection
copy of - glass plate negative
CoverageLocation.Creation Site - Rothley, Leicestershire (O.S. Ref: 456800 312400)
period - circa 1897
Location.Current Repository - Record Office for Leicestershire, Leicester & Rutland
RightsLeicestershire County Council