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

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

L1046. Manning Wardle & Co. 'K' class 0-6-0 saddletank, SUDBROOK, built in 1891 (No. 891), pictured near Lutterworth in Leicestershire. SUDBROOK was working on Contract No. 3 (Aylestone to Rugby) being constructed by Topham, Jones & Railton between 1894 and 1899 (the contractors ownership plate displays a date '1895'). This photograph shows the engine driver standing on the footplate and a team of six navvies, complete with shovels and pickaxes, leaning against the engine. Another navvy can be seen at the rear, between the engine and the attached wagon.
PublisherLeicestershire County Council
Contributor
Creatorpersonalname - Newton, S. W. A.
Datecreation - circa 1897
TypePhotographs - Black and White
Formatdimension.H - 118mm
dimension.W - 161mm
IdentifierNewton - CL 46
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 - Lutterworth, Leicestershire (O.S. Ref: 454800 286100)
period - circa 1897
Location.Current Repository - Record Office for Leicestershire, Leicester & Rutland
RightsLeicestershire County Council