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0-6-0 Contractor's locomotive, BISHOPSGATE.

0-6-0 Contractor's locomotive, BISHOPSGATE.

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L1520. 0-6-0 contractor's tank engine locomotive, BISHOPSGATE, pictured with her crew at work on the High Wycombe to Northolt stretch of the Great Western & Central Joint Line, circa 1903. Built at Brighton in 1876 to a Stroudley design, BISHOPSGATE was one of four 'Terrier' type engines purchased from the London, Brighton & South Coast Railway in 1902 by Pauling & Co., the contractor responsible for this later section of the Last Main Line.
Publisher
ContributorLeicestershire County Council
Creatorpersonalname - Newton, S. W. A.
Datecreation - circa 1903
TypeNegatives - Glass negatives
Formatdimension.H - 84mm
dimension.W - 111mm
IdentifierNewton - CL 222
SourceS. W. A. Newton Collection - Record Office for Leicestershire, Leicester & Rutland
LanguageEN
Relationpart of - S. W. A. Newton Collection
CoverageLocation.Creation Site - Buckinghamshire
Location.Current Repository - Record Office for Leicestershire, Leicester & Rutland
period - circa 1903
RightsLeicestershire County Council