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Great Central Railway Class 11A, 4-4-0, No. 891.

Great Central Railway Class 11A, 4-4-0, No. 891.

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L3444. When Harry Pollitt succeeded Thomas Parker as Chief Mechanical Engineer of the Manchester, Sheffield & Lincolnshire Railway (MSLR) in 1894, his first locomotive design was simply a modification of Parker's Class 11, 4-4-0. Some of the new locomotives, classed as 11A and featuring piston instead of slide valves, were built by Beyer Peacock & Co. of Manchester. This image is the official Beyer Peacock works photograph of No. 891 - the locomotive being painted in grey for the purpose. It is likely that the photograph was taken circa 1898 when the MSLR changed its name to the Great Central Railway.
Publisher
ContributorMuseum of Science & Industry in Manchester
Creatorcorporatename - Beyer Peacock & Company
Datecreation - circa 1898
TypeNegatives - Black & White
Formatdimension.H - 512 pixels
dimension.W - 768 pixels
IdentifierIMG0045
SourceBeyer Peacock Collection - Museum of Science & Industry in Manchester
LanguageEN
Relationcopy of - glass plate negative
part of - Beyer Peacock Collection - Museum of Science & Industry in Manchester
CoverageLocation.Creation Site - Gorton, Manchester (O.S. Ref: 388200 397000)
period - circa 1898
Location.Current Repository - Museum of Science & Industry in Manchester
RightsMuseum of Science & Industry in Manchester