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Contractors' 0-6-0 saddletank locomotive, H. LOVATT No. 2.

Contractors' 0-6-0 saddletank locomotive, H. LOVATT No. 2.

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L1030. Manning Wardle & Co. 'K' class 0-6-0 saddletank, H. LOVATT No. 2, No. 392 of 1872, pictured with her three crew in Leicester, circa 1897. This contractor's locomotive was built at Leeds in 1872 and its name identifies it as one of the fleet owned by Henry Lovatt of Wolverhampton who built this section of the London Extension. Note the engine's decorative safety valve bonnet.
PublisherLeicestershire County Council
Contributor
Creatorpersonalname - Newton, S. W. A.
Datecreation - circa 1897
TypePhotographs - Black and White
Formatdimension.H - 118mm
dimension.W - 161mm
IdentifierNewton - CL 30A
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 - Leicester (O.S. Ref: 457500 303500)
Location.Current Repository - Record Office for Leicestershire, Leicester & Rutland
period - circa 1897
RightsLeicestershire County Council