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Locomotive Collection

Background imageLocomotive Collection: No 92220 Evening Star

No 92220 Evening Star
2-10-0 9F class locomotive, built 1960. Evening Star was the last mainline British Railways steam locomotive to be built in Britain at Swindon Works. Withdrawn 1965

Background imageLocomotive Collection: Design drawing for the King Class locomotive, 1927

Design drawing for the King Class locomotive, 1927

Background imageLocomotive Collection: No 92220 Evening Star, in steam

No 92220 Evening Star, in steam
2-10-0 9F class locomotive, built 1960. Evening Star was the last mainline British Railways steam locomotive to be built in Britain at Swindon Works. Withdrawn 1965

Background imageLocomotive Collection: Earl of Clancarty, No. 5058 with Dinmore Manor, No. 7820 at Aller Junction, September 1958

Earl of Clancarty, No. 5058 with Dinmore Manor, No. 7820 at Aller Junction, September 1958

Background imageLocomotive Collection: King Class locomotive at Dawlish, 1933

King Class locomotive at Dawlish, 1933

Background imageLocomotive Collection: Railway Queen Mabel Kitson on King George V at Swindon, 1928

Railway Queen Mabel Kitson on King George V at Swindon, 1928
Railway Queen Mabel Kitson, photographed on the running board of GWR locomotive King George V, at Swindon Works in 1928. Mabel became Railway Queen in 1927, aged 15

Background imageLocomotive Collection: Penzance Station, Cornwall, c. 1940

Penzance Station, Cornwall, c. 1940
A view of Penzance station, Cornwall, c.1940, showing Castle Class locomotive No. 5024, Carew Castle, sitting at the platform with the town of Penzance visible in the background

Background imageLocomotive Collection: St Ives Station, Cornwall, April 1960

St Ives Station, Cornwall, April 1960
A view of St Ives station, Cornwall in April 1960. A small prairie locomotive, No. 4566 can be seen traversing its carriages at the station

Background imageLocomotive Collection: Locomotive No. 6014, King Henry VII, at Swindon Works

Locomotive No. 6014, King Henry VII, at Swindon Works
Seen here in A Shop in 1936 as streamlined. Broad gauge locomotive North Star can be seen in the background

Background imageLocomotive Collection: No. 111, The Great Bear at Paddington Station, c. 1910

No. 111, The Great Bear at Paddington Station, c. 1910
An image of the No 111 4-6-2 Pacific Locomotive, The Great Bear, in steam at Paddington station in c.1910. It was built in 1908 and withdrawn in 1924 and rebuilt as 4-6-0 Viscount Churchill

Background imageLocomotive Collection: King George V with a Borough of Swindon headboard, 1974

King George V with a Borough of Swindon headboard, 1974

Background imageLocomotive Collection: Perranporth Station, April 1960

Perranporth Station, April 1960
Locomotive No 4593 stands at Perranporth Station on 23rd April 1960 while the driver chats to a member of station staff before continuing on its journey to Newquay

Background imageLocomotive Collection: Drivers Ernie Simms and Brian Kervin on board diesel locomotive No. D7010

Drivers Ernie Simms and Brian Kervin on board diesel locomotive No. D7010
D7000 Hymek class locomotive

Background imageLocomotive Collection: AE Erecting Shop, c1927

AE Erecting Shop, c1927
Construction of a King class locomotive

Background imageLocomotive Collection: No 7029 Clun Castle at Bristol Temple Meads, 1966

No 7029 Clun Castle at Bristol Temple Meads, 1966
A view of 4-6-0 Castle class locomotive, Clun Castle, No 7029 at Bristol Temple Meads in 1966; seen here at a Farewell to Steam event. The platform is full of enthusiasts and onlookers

Background imageLocomotive Collection: Dean Goods locomotive no 2463

Dean Goods locomotive no 2463
0-6-0 Dean Goods tender locomotive no 2463

Background imageLocomotive Collection: St Germans Station, Cornwall, c. 1950s

St Germans Station, Cornwall, c. 1950s
A view of St Germans station in Cornwall, c.1950s, showing an unknown County Class locomotive arriving into the station. St Germans opened in 1859 on the Cornish Main Line

Background imageLocomotive Collection: Locomotive No. 6989, Wightwick Hall, 1948

Locomotive No. 6989, Wightwick Hall, 1948
Hall Class locomotive, Wightwick Hall can be seen here at Tyseley in 1948. The locomotive was built in the same year. The locomotive was withdrawn in 1964

Background imageLocomotive Collection: Southern Locomotive, Lydford, at Okehampton Station, 1957

Southern Locomotive, Lydford, at Okehampton Station, 1957
A Southern Railway locomotive, no.34106 (named Lydford and part of the Battle of Britain class) sits at Okehampton Station in June 1957

Background imageLocomotive Collection: GWR Pannier Tank No. 1367

GWR Pannier Tank No. 1367
This 0-6-0 Pannier Tank was built at Swindon Works in 1934. It was part of the 1366 class of pannier tank locomotives. It was originally stationed at Swindon Shed and then Weymouth

Background imageLocomotive Collection: GWR Pannier Tank No. 1366, outside Swindon Works, 1934

GWR Pannier Tank No. 1366, outside Swindon Works, 1934
This 0-6-0 Pannier Tank was built at Swindon Works in 1934. It was part of the 1366 class of pannier tank locomotives. This particular locomotive was withdrawn in 1961

Background imageLocomotive Collection: Wheeling a King Class locomotive, A Shop, 1927

Wheeling a King Class locomotive, A Shop, 1927

Background imageLocomotive Collection: Colour cross-section plan of Castle Class Locomotive, c. 1923

Colour cross-section plan of Castle Class Locomotive, c. 1923
Colour cross-section plan of Castle Class locomotive with the parts numbered, c.1923

Background imageLocomotive Collection: St Ives Station, Cornwall, c. 1930s

St Ives Station, Cornwall, c. 1930s
A view of St Ives Station, Cornwall, c.1930s, showing a locomotive at the station. The station opened in 1877 overlooking Porthminster Beach

Background imageLocomotive Collection: Dean Goods locomotive number 2382

Dean Goods locomotive number 2382
0-6-0 tender locomotive Dean goods No. 2382 at Llanwrda on the Vale of Towy Joint line in 1934

Background imageLocomotive Collection: Carmarthen Castle, No 4076

Carmarthen Castle, No 4076
This image shows Castle Class locomotive No.4076, Carmarthen Castle in steam. It was built in February 1924 and withdrawn from service in February 1963

Background imageLocomotive Collection: BR Pannier Tank No. 1371, 1951

BR Pannier Tank No. 1371, 1951
This 0-6-0 Pannier Tank was built in 1934 at Swindon Works. It was part of the 1366 class of locomotives. This images shows the locomotive in British Railways livery

Background imageLocomotive Collection: American S160 Class 2-8-0 locomotive No. 1609 upon arrival at Newport Docks, 1942

American S160 Class 2-8-0 locomotive No. 1609 upon arrival at Newport Docks, 1942
From late 1942 American locomotives began to arrive at the Great Westerns South Wales Docks, having been shipped over from America to assist allied forces both in Britain and on the Continent

Background imageLocomotive Collection: 0-6-0 Dean Goods locomotives No s. 2479, 2576, 2425 and 2399 in the process of being scrapped, c

0-6-0 Dean Goods locomotives No s. 2479, 2576, 2425 and 2399 in the process of being scrapped, c. 1949
The sorry sight of four The sorry sight of four 0-6-0 Dean Goods locomotives, photographed in the late 1940 s, in the process of being scrapped. Identified as engine No s

Background imageLocomotive Collection: Dean Goods locomotive No. 2533 in War Department black livery

Dean Goods locomotive No. 2533 in War Department black livery
This official photograph of a Dean Goods locomotive No. 2533 was taken at Swindon Works in October 1939 prior to its shipment overseas

Background imageLocomotive Collection: Locomotive 4096, Highclere Castle with its wartime black out screen, c. 1940

Locomotive 4096, Highclere Castle with its wartime black out screen, c. 1940
A train speeding through the countryside at night was a prime target for the German Luftwaffe. The glow from the locomotive firebox

Background imageLocomotive Collection: Banbury Station, Oxofrdshire, 1937

Banbury Station, Oxofrdshire, 1937
A view of Banbury Station in Oxfordshire taken in 1937, showing locomotive No 5947, Saint Benets Hall, at the platform. The station opened in 1850 and was fully rebuilt in 1958

Background imageLocomotive Collection: Bourne End Station, Buckinghamshire

Bourne End Station, Buckinghamshire
A view of Bourne End station, Buckinghamshire; Junction for Great Marlow. There are a number of gentlemen on the platform as a locomotive is at the station

Background imageLocomotive Collection: Locomotive No. 2939, Croome Court, 1935

Locomotive No. 2939, Croome Court, 1935
This image of the Saint class locomotive was take at Swindon Works in June 1935. The locomotive looks to be in A Shop and was probably in for an overhaul

Background imageLocomotive Collection: BR Pannier Tank No. 1368, 1959

BR Pannier Tank No. 1368, 1959
This 0-6-0 Pannier Tank was built in 1934 at Swindon Works. It was part of the 1366 class of locomotives. This images shows the locomotive in British Railways livery

Background imageLocomotive Collection: Dragon 4-2-2 Locomotive

Dragon 4-2-2 Locomotive
4-2-2 broad gauge Alma Class locomotive, Dragon, seen here at a station with several members of railway staff. Dragon was built in August 1880 and withdrawn in 1892

Background imageLocomotive Collection: Caerphilly Castle, Loco No. 4073

Caerphilly Castle, Loco No. 4073
A British Railways photograph of locomotive No.4073, Caerphilly Castle, taken a year after the locomotive was withdrawn from service in 1960

Background imageLocomotive Collection: Abbotsbury Castle, No 4083

Abbotsbury Castle, No 4083
This image shows Castle Class locomotive No.4083, Abbotsbury Castle, leaving Plymouth Docks on 9th April 1926. Abbotsbury Castle was built at Swindon Works in May 1925

Background imageLocomotive Collection: Powis Castle, No 7024

Powis Castle, No 7024
This image shows Castle Class locomotive No.7024, Powis Castle, on the last down Bristolian service at 99.5mph. Powis Castle was built in June 1949 and withdrawn from service in February 1965

Background imageLocomotive Collection: Winchester Castle, No 5042

Winchester Castle, No 5042
This image shows Castle Class locomotive No.5042, Winchester Castle at Gloucester Station in September 1955. Winchester Castle was built in July 1935 and withdrawn from service in June 1965

Background imageLocomotive Collection: Llantilio Castle, No 5028

Llantilio Castle, No 5028
This image shows Castle Class locomotive No.5028, Llantilio Castle, at Swindon Works. Llantilio Castle was built in May 1934 and withdrawn from service in May 1960

Background imageLocomotive Collection: Chirk Castle, No 5025

Chirk Castle, No 5025
This image shows Castle Class locomotive No.5025, Chirk Castle, at Exeter on 31st July 1935. Chirk Castle was built in April 1934 and withdrawn from service in November 1963

Background imageLocomotive Collection: Dudley Castle, No 4091

Dudley Castle, No 4091
This image shows Castle Class locomotive No.4091, Dudley Castle hauling locomotive No.2979. Dudley Castle was built in August 1925 and withdrawn from service in December 1961

Background imageLocomotive Collection: Dorchester Castle, No 4090

Dorchester Castle, No 4090
This image shows Castle Class locomotive No.4090, Dorchester Castle. This locomotive was built at Swindon Works in July 1925, was rebuilt in 1957 and withdrawn in June 1963

Background imageLocomotive Collection: Dartmouth Castle, No 4088

Dartmouth Castle, No 4088
This image shows Castle Class locomotive No.4088, Dartmouth Castle. It was built at Swindon Works in July 1925, rebuilt in 1958 and withdrawn in May 1964

Background imageLocomotive Collection: Swindon Works Locomotive Workshops Scene

Swindon Works Locomotive Workshops Scene
A drawing of a locomotive in the Swindon Works used on the front cover of a booklet describing the works

Background imageLocomotive Collection: Swindon Works Book Cover

Swindon Works Book Cover
This image comes from the front cover of a book detailing aspects of the Swindon Works and its production

Background imageLocomotive Collection: Colour Diagram of Castle Class Locomotive, c. 1923

Colour Diagram of Castle Class Locomotive, c. 1923
Colour cross-section diagram or drawing of the front of a Castle Class locomotive with numbered internal components



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