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Great Central Railway Class 9J, 0-6-0, No. 228.

Great Central Railway Class 9J, 0-6-0, No. 228.

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L3495. John G. Robinson's first design for the Great Central Railway was his 9J goods engine, which first appeared in 1901. The new locomotives were built to a 0-6-0 wheel arrangement and were, at the time, considered to be very modern in appearance. In service, the 9J's quickly earned the nickname 'Pom-Poms' because the bark of their exhaust resembled the sound made by a quick-firing gun of that name. A number of this successful class were built by Beyer Peacock & Co. of Manchester, and this image is the official Beyer Peacock works photograph of Class 9J, No. 228 - the locomotive being painted in grey for the purpose of photography.
Publisher
ContributorMuseum of Science & Industry in Manchester
Creatorcorporatename - Beyer Peacock & Company
Datecreation - circa 1901
TypeNegatives - Black & White
Formatdimension.H - 512 pixels
dimension.W - 768 pixels
IdentifierIMG0063
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 1901
Location.Current Repository - Museum of Science & Industry in Manchester
RightsMuseum of Science & Industry in Manchester