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Contractors' 0-4-0 saddletank locomotive, BIRKENHEAD.

Contractors' 0-4-0 saddletank locomotive, BIRKENHEAD.

L1005. Hudswell Clarke & Co. 0-4-0 saddletank, BIRKENHEAD, (No. 650) of 1903. It is seen near Haddenham in Buckinghamshire during the construction of the Great Western & Great Central link line circa 1903. This section of railway connected the London Extension with the Great Western Railway's High Wycombe line, and was constructed by Louis P. Nott, who also owned the locomotive. The crew of three seen in the picture consists of two men and a boy.
qkw0-4-0 contractor's locomotive
alt_titleContractors' 0-4-0 saddletank locomotive, BIRKENHEAD.
themesengineering achievements and industrial archaeology
community histories
subjectEngines - Steam engines
People associated with manual labour - navvies
railway employees - railway construction workers
railway locomotives - Vehicles
railway locomotives - railway locomotive industry
railway locomotives - contractor's locomotives
railways - railway construction & maintenance
PublisherLeicestershire County Council
Contributor
Creatorpersonalname - Newton, S. W. A.
Datecreation - circa 1905
TypePhotographs - Black and White
Formatdimension.H - 118mm
dimension.W - 161mm
IdentifierNewton - CL 5
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 - Haddenham, Buckinghamshire (O.S. Ref: 473100 208600)
Location.Current Repository - Record Office for Leicestershire, Leicester & Rutland
period - circa 1903
RightsLeicestershire County Council