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

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

L1057. Manning Wardle & Co. 'M' class 0-6-0 contractors' saddletank locomotive, CICETER, No. 583 of 1876, seen with her crew and a gang of navvies. According to the notes of S. W. A. Newton, the photograph was taken at Helmdon yard, Northamptonshire, circa 1897. The engine and navvies are pictured at work on Contract No. 5 (Woodford to Brackley) built by Walter Scott & Co. of Newcastle-upon-Tyne. The engine's cab appears to be a 'home made' modification, designed to increase the comfort of the locomotive's crew.
PublisherLeicestershire County Council
Contributor
Creatorpersonalname - Newton, S. W. A.
Datecreation - circa 1897
TypePhotographs - Black and White
Formatdimension.H - 118mm
dimension.W - 161mm
IdentifierNewton - CL 57
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 - Helmdon, Northamptonshire (O.S. Ref: 458300 244000)
Location.Current Repository - Record Office for Leicestershire, Leicester & Rutland
period - circa 1897
RightsLeicestershire County Council