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Contractors' 0-6-0 saddletank locomotive, ROCKET.
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|L1098. A Manning Wardle & Co. built 'M' class 0-6-0 saddletank, ROCKET, No. 871 of 1884. The locomotive is pictured by the brick built platform of the nearly completed New Basford Station. This formed part of Contract No. 1 (Annesley to Leake) which was built by Logan & Hemingway between 1894 and 1899. Two of the locomotive's four crew stand on the footplate with the remaining two on the ground nearby - one of which hold a large oil can. Note the train of wagons on the opposite side of the island-type platform, and the almost new appearance of the locomotive. Of particular interest is the lining on ROCKET that even extends to the spotless wheels.|
|Publisher||Leicestershire County Council|
|Creator||personalname - Newton, S. W. A.|
|Date||creation - circa 1897|
|Type||Photographs - Black and White|
|Format||dimension.H - 118mm|
dimension.W - 161..
|Identifier||Newton - CL 98|
|Source||S. W. A. Newton Collection - Record Office for Leicestershire, Leicester & Rutland|
|Relation||part of - S. W. A. Newton Collection|
copy of - glass plate negative
|Coverage||Location.Creation Site - New Basford Station, Nottinghamshire (O.S. Ref: 456200 342600)|
period - circa 1897
Location.Current Repository - Record Office for Leicestershire, Leicester & Rutland
|Rights||Leicestershire County Council|