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Contractors' 0-6-0 saddletank locomotive, SWANSEA.

Contractors' 0-6-0 saddletank locomotive, SWANSEA.

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L1073. Manning Wardle & Co. 'K' class 0-6-0 saddletank, SWANSEA, No. 595 of 1877. The locomotive is pictured at Grendon Underwood when working on the Princes Risborough to Grendon Underwood section of the Great Western and Great Central joint line - built by Louis P. Nott between 1902 and 1905. SWANSEA had previously been named MEDBOURNE No. 6, and had been in the ownership of Logan & Hemingway. The crew stand posed on and around the locomotive - note the young girl in the arms of the bowler-hatted gentleman on the footplate.
PublisherLeicestershire County Council
Contributor
Creatorpersonalname - Newton, S. W. A.
Datecreation - circa 1903
TypePhotographs - Black and White
Formatdimension.H - 118mm
dimension.W - 161mm
IdentifierNewton - CL 74
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 - Grendon Underwood, Buckinghamshire (O.S. Ref: 470600 219100)
period - circa 1903
Location.Current Repository - Record Office for Leicestershire, Leicester & Rutland
RightsLeicestershire County Council