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Contractors 0-6-0 saddletank locomotive, GOWY.

Contractors 0-6-0 saddletank locomotive, GOWY.

L1079. Manning Wardle & Co. 'K' class 0-6-0 saddletank, GOWY, No. 1119 of 1889. The locomotive is pictured with her two crew at Ashby Magna, Leicestershire, when at work on Contract No. 3 (Aylestone to Rugby), circa 1897. Note the contractor's nameplate on the side of the cab dated 1894, the year that work began on the London Extension. Before this, GOWY had been the property of T. A. Walker of Cornbrook Sidings in Lancashire.
qkw0-6-0 contractor's locomotive
alt_titleContractors 0-6-0 saddletank locomotive, GOWY.
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
railways - railway construction & maintenance
PublisherLeicestershire County Council
Contributor
Creatorpersonalname - Newton, S. W. A.
Datecreation - circa 1897
TypePhotographs - Black and White
Formatdimension.H - 118mm
dimension.W - 161mm
IdentifierNewton - CL 80
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 - Ashby Magna, Leicestershire (O.S. Ref: 455400 290900)
Location.Current Repository - Record Office for Leicestershire, Leicester & Rutland
period - circa 1897
RightsLeicestershire County Council