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

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

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L1043. Manning Wardle & Co. built 'K' class 0-6-0 saddletank, MAINDEE, No. 488 of 1874, pictured in a cutting near Wilford in Nottingham. MAINDEE was working on Contract No. 1 (Annesley to East Leake) being constructed by Logan & Hemingway between 1894 and 1899. This photograph was taken on 22nd May 1897, and a sole crew member poses on the footplate. Note the ornate lining on the locomotive and the telegraph poles in the background.
PublisherLeicestershire County Council
Contributor
Creatorpersonalname - Newton, S. W. A.
Datecreation - 1897-05-22
TypePhotographs - Black and White
Formatdimension.H - 118mm
dimension.W - 161mm
IdentifierNewton - CL 43
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 - Wilford, Nottingham (O.S. Ref: 456800 337000)
point - 1897-05-22
Location.Current Repository - Record Office for Leicestershire, Leicester & Rutland
RightsLeicestershire County Council