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

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

L1047. A Hudswell Clarke of Leeds, 0-6-0 saddletank, WORSLEY, No. 325 built in 1889, pictured (according to S. W. A. Newton's notes) at Shawell in Leicestershire. WORSLEY was working on Contract No. 3 (Aylestone to Rugby) being constructed by Topham, Jones & Railton between 1894 and 1899. This photograph, taken on 20th March 1897, shows two of the crew members, along with another railway worker, posing on the footplate and a third crew member standing on the front buffer beam. Note the rough tracks in the foreground.
qkw0-6-0 contractor's locomotive
alt_titleContractors' 0-6-0 saddletank locomotive, WORSLEY.
themesengineering achievements and industrial archaeology
community histories
subjectEngines - Steam engines
People associated with manual labour - navvies
railway employees - railway construction workers
railway locomotives - railway locomotive industry
railway locomotives - Vehicles
railway locomotives - contractor's locomotives
railway tracks - contractor's railways
PublisherLeicestershire County Council
Contributor
Creatorpersonalname - Newton, S. W. A.
Datecreation - 1897-03-20
TypePhotographs - Black and White
Formatdimension.H - 118mm
dimension.W - 161mm
IdentifierNewton - CL 47
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 - Shawell, Leicestershire (O.S. Ref: 454000 280000)
point - 1897-03-20
Location.Current Repository - Record Office for Leicestershire, Leicester & Rutland
RightsLeicestershire County Council