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Contractors' 0-4-0 saddletank locomotive, H. LOVATT No. 15.

Contractors' 0-4-0 saddletank locomotive, H. LOVATT No. 15.

L1066. 0-4-0 contractors' saddletank locomotive, H. LOVATT No. 15, pictured with two crew at Rothley in Leicestershire, circa 1897. The locomotive was one of the fleet belonging to Henry Lovatt of Wolverhampton who was the contractor employed to build the railway between East Leake and Aylestone (Contract No. 2). The locomotive (No. 226) was built by Manning Wardle & Co. of Leeds in 1868 and was one of their 'E' class. It was first used in the construction of the Lancashire Union Railway.
PublisherLeicestershire County Council
Contributor
Creatorpersonalname - Newton, S. W. A.
Datecreation - circa 1897
TypePhotographs - Black and White
Formatdimension.H - 118mm
dimension.W - 161mm
IdentifierNewton - CL 66
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)
Location.Current Repository - Record Office for Leicestershire, Leicester & Rutland
period - circa 1897
RightsLeicestershire County Council