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Great Central Railway Class 9L, 4-4-2T, No. 1129

Great Central Railway Class 9L, 4-4-2T, No. 1129

L3382. When Sir Sam Fay began to expand the services offered by the Great Central Railway, one of the areas he worked on was the suburban services. To improve the services, Fay requested that new locomotives be built, and the result was the Robinson designed 9K 4-4-2 tank engines of 1903. A larger version, known as the 9L, was designed by Robinson and built by Beyer Peacock & Co. of Manchester in 1907. This image is the official Beyer Peacock works photograph of No. 1129 - the locomotive being painted in grey for the purpose. No. 1129 eventually went to work suburban services on the Great Western & Great Central joint line.
qkw4-4-2 locomotive
alt_title
themesengineering achievements and industrial archaeology
subjectbuildings - Locomotive works
Railway Companies - Great Central Railway
railway locomotives - steam locomotives
Publisher
ContributorMuseum of Science & Industry in Manchester
Creatorcorporatename - Beyer Peacock & Company
Datecreation - circa 1907
TypeNegatives - Black & White
Formatdimension.H - 512 pixels
dimension.W - 768 pixels
resolution - 72 dpi
IdentifierIMG0012
SourceBeyer Peacock Collection - Museum of Science & Industry in Manchester
LanguageEN
Relationcopy of - glass plate negative
part of - Beyer Peacock Collection - Museum of Science & Industry in Manchester
CoverageLocation.Creation Site - Gorton, Manchester (O.S. Ref: 388200 397000)
period - circa 1907
Location.Current Repository - Museum of Science & Industry in Manchester
RightsMuseum of Science & Industry in Manchester