Printout from The Last Main Line:

0-6-0 Industrial locomotive at work on the preserved line at Rothley, Leicestershire

0-6-0 Industrial locomotive at work on the preserved line at Rothley, Leicestershire

L2107. 0-6-0 Industrial locomotive No. 39, pictured on the Great Central preserved line at Rothley in March 1978. The engine was built by Robert Stephenson & Hawthorn in 1938 (no. 6947) for use at the Appleby Froddingham Steel Works, Scunthorpe. It also saw service with the National Coal Board. Note the telegraph wires visible along the cutting: a relic of the old Main Line that has been retained to provide an element of authenticity to the preserved railway.
Publisher
ContributorLeicestershire County Council
Creatorpersonalname - Hartley, R. F.
Datecreation - 1978-03-18
TypePhotographs - Black and White
Formatdimension.H - 127mm
dimension.W - 177mm
IdentifierDE 1897/207
SourceRecord Office for Leicestershire, Leicester & Rutland
LanguageEN
Relationpart of - DE 1897
copy of - Original Negative
CoverageLocation.Creation Site - Rothley, Leicestershire (O.S. Ref: 456900 312200)
point - 1978-03-18
Location.Current Repository - Record Office for Leicestershire, Leicester & Rutland
RightsHartley, R. F.