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Great Central Railway Class 8C, 4-6-0, No. 195

Great Central Railway Class 8C, 4-6-0, No. 195

L3493. In an effort to try and determine the suitability of the 4-4-2 and 4-6-0 locomotive wheel arrangements, John G. Robinson had two of the latter type built to compete with the former which had by then gone into production. The resulting two locomotives were the Class 8C 4-6-0's, No's. 195 and 196. A more powerful version, known as the 8F, was later designed by Robinson and built by Beyer Peacock & Co. of Manchester in 1906. This image is the official Beyer Peacock works photograph of the original 8C, No. 195 - the locomotive being painted in grey for the purpose.
Publisher
ContributorMuseum of Science & Industry in Manchester
Creatorcorporatename - Beyer Peacock & Company
Datecreation - circa 1903
TypeNegatives - Black & White
Formatdimension.H - 512 pixels
dimension.W - 768 pixels
resolution - 72 dpi
IdentifierIMG0060
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 1903
Location.Current Repository - Museum of Science & Industry in Manchester
RightsMuseum of Science & Industry in Manchester