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

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

L1013. Hunslet Engine Co. built 0-6-0 saddletank, WILLIE, No. 65 of 1871. The locomotive is pictured in Roxeth cutting near Harrow in Buckinghamshire on 21st May 1902 when working on the Neasden to Northolt contract (Great Western & Great Central Joint Railway) under T. Oliver & Son. The locomotive is running bunker first, and is hauling a rake of ten fully loaded tipping wagons. The driver stands on the footplate while the fireman and three boys stand on the ground. To the rear of the right of the picture can be seen one of the many steam shovels/excavators or 'steam navvy's' used on the construction of the railway.
qkw0-6-0 contractor's locomotive
alt_titleContractors' 0-6-0 saddletank locomotive, WILLIE.
themesengineering achievements and industrial archaeology
community histories
subjectCivil engineering - Excavation
Engines - Steam engines
Machinery - Steam shovels
People associated with manual labour - navvies
railway employees - railway construction workers
railway locomotives - railway locomotive industry
railway locomotives - Vehicles
railway locomotives - contractor's locomotives
PublisherLeicestershire County Council
Contributor
Creatorpersonalname - Newton, S. W. A.
Datecreation - 1902-05-21
TypePhotographs - Black and White
Formatdimension.H - 118mm
dimension.W - 161mm
IdentifierNewton - CL 13
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 - Roxeth cutting, Harrow, Buckinghamshire (O.S. Ref: 513500 188700)
point - 1902-05-21
Location.Current Repository - Record Office for Leicestershire, Leicester & Rutland
RightsLeicestershire County Council