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Contractors' 0-4-0 saddletank locomotive, MAY.

Contractors' 0-4-0 saddletank locomotive, MAY.

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L1012. A rear three-quarter view of Hawthorn Black 0-4-0 saddletank, MAY, owned by Mackay & Davies (Contractors) of Cardiff. The locomotive is seen when working on the construction of the Great Western & Great Central Joint Railway section between High Wycombe and Princes Risborough, sometime around 1903. The picture shows MAY hauling two tipping wagons containing a gang of seven navvies. The locomotive's crew stand on their steed, the drive in the cab.
PublisherLeicestershire County Council
Contributor
Creatorpersonalname - Newton, S. W. A.
Datecreation - circa 1903
TypePhotographs - Black and White
Formatdimension.H - 118mm
dimension.W - 161mm
IdentifierNewton - CL 12
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 - West Wycombe, Buckinghamshire (O.S. Ref: 483500 194900)
period - circa 1903
Location.Current Repository - Record Office for Leicestershire, Leicester & Rutland
RightsLeicestershire County Council