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Background imageTank Collection: Pannier tank, no. 7766, c. 1930s

Pannier tank, no. 7766, c. 1930s
A rather unfortunate scene here as pannier tank, number 7766, is stuck in the snow in an unknown location. This 0-6-0 locomotive was built in 1931

Background imageTank Collection: No 5537 Prairie Tank Locomotive

No 5537 Prairie Tank Locomotive
2-6-2 55XX class locomotive. Built 1928

Background imageTank Collection: No 4573 Prairie Tank Locomotive at Chipping Norton Station, 1960

No 4573 Prairie Tank Locomotive at Chipping Norton Station, 1960
A view of Chipping Norton station in Oxfordshire, taken in 1960, showing the station buildings and the 2-6-2 45XX class locomotive, built 1924. The station opened in 1855 and closed in December 1962

Background imageTank Collection: 2-8-2 tank locomotive No. 7200, 27th July 1934

2-8-2 tank locomotive No. 7200, 27th July 1934
7200 Class, built 1934. Rebuilt from 2-8-0T No. 5275

Background imageTank Collection: 0-6-4 crane tank locomotive, No 17, Cyclops

0-6-4 crane tank locomotive, No 17, Cyclops
Built 1901, withdrawn 1936

Background imageTank Collection: 0-6-4 crane tank locomotive, No 18, Steropes

0-6-4 crane tank locomotive, No 18, Steropes
Built 1901, withdrawn 1936

Background imageTank Collection: No 5527 Prairie Tank Locomotive

No 5527 Prairie Tank Locomotive
2-6-2 45xx class locomotive. Built 1928

Background imageTank 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 This particular locomotive was withdrawn in 1961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 imageTank Collection: Matilda II tanks under construction at Swindon Work in 1941

Matilda II tanks under construction at Swindon Work in 1941
In September 1941, three Matilda II tanks were photographed leaving AE shop on Rectank wagons. The tanks are incomplete and are presumably ready to be transported elsewhere for final assembly

Background imageTank Collection: 2-8-2 tank locomotive No. 7200 at Newton Abbott

2-8-2 tank locomotive No. 7200 at Newton Abbott
7200 Class, built 1934. Rebuilt from 2-8-0T No. 5275

Background imageTank Collection: 14 ton 3000 Gallon Drinking Water Tank, No. 101

14 ton 3000 Gallon Drinking Water Tank, No. 101
Built in 1948 to diagram DD6

Background imageTank Collection: Ashley Hill Station, c. 1900

Ashley Hill Station, c. 1900
A view of 0-6-0 saddle tank, No 1874, leaving Ashley Hill station for Bristol Temple Meads in c.1900. A number of onlookers are sitting on the embankment watching the station traffic

Background imageTank Collection: No 5541 Prairie Tank Locomotive

No 5541 Prairie Tank Locomotive
2-6-2 45xx class locomotive. Built 1928

Background imageTank Collection: No 6127 Prairie Tank Locomotive

No 6127 Prairie Tank Locomotive
2-6-2 61XX class locomotive. Built 1931. Seen here inside Swindon Works

Background imageTank Collection: No 4409 Prairie Tank Locomotive - Detail of cabside

No 4409 Prairie Tank Locomotive - Detail of cabside
2-6-2 44XX class locomotive. Built 1906

Background imageTank Collection: No 4406 Prairie Tank Locomotive

No 4406 Prairie Tank Locomotive
2-6-2 44XX Class locomotive. Built 1906

Background imageTank Collection: No 4568 Prairie Tank Locomotive

No 4568 Prairie Tank Locomotive
2-6-2 45XX Class locomotive. Built 1924

Background imageTank 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 imageTank Collection: Tanks under construction in A Erecting Shop, Swindon Works. 1941

Tanks under construction in A Erecting Shop, Swindon Works. 1941
One of the earliest tasks contracted to the GWR by the Ministry of Supply was the erection of tanks for supply overseas. Thousands of tank components were being made by all the British railway

Background imageTank 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 imageTank Collection: Naval guns outside A Shop, Swindon Works c. 1915

Naval guns outside A Shop, Swindon Works c. 1915
Four 6in. naval guns are proudly displayed on the tracks outside of A Shop, with County Tank, No. 2232, in steam, just behind. The guns are mounted on carriages with limbers attached

Background imageTank Collection: Pannier Tank Locomotive, no 9400

Pannier Tank Locomotive, no 9400
Seen here in preservation being transported to Swindon Railway Museum in 1962

Background imageTank Collection: 2-8-0 tank locomotive, No. 4278

2-8-0 tank locomotive, No. 4278
Built 1920, withdrawn 1964

Background imageTank Collection: 2-8-0 tank locomotive, no. 4274

2-8-0 tank locomotive, no. 4274
Built 1920, withdrawn 1962

Background imageTank Collection: 2-8-0 tank locomotive, No. 4261

2-8-0 tank locomotive, No. 4261
Built 1917, withdrawn 1959

Background imageTank Collection: Locomotive No. 4253

Locomotive No. 4253
2-8-0 Tank Locomotive

Background imageTank Collection: Locomotive No. 555

Locomotive No. 555
0-4-2T, 517 class locomotive. Built 1869, withdrawn 1930

Background imageTank Collection: Locomotive No. 539

Locomotive No. 539
0-4-2T, 517 class locomotive. Built 1868, withdrawn 1933

Background imageTank Collection: Ystrad Station, South Wales, c. 1900

Ystrad Station, South Wales, c. 1900
A view of Ystrad station in South Wales, c.1900, showing a 517 class, 0-4-2T, locomotive at the platform with passengers and station staff

Background imageTank Collection: 0-6-4 crane tank locomotive, No 16, Hercules

0-6-4 crane tank locomotive, No 16, Hercules
Built 1921, withdrawn 1936

Background imageTank Collection: Kemble Station Water Tank

Kemble Station Water Tank
A view of the water tank or water tower at Kemble Station in Gloucestershire. The water tank was granted Grade II listed status in 1986 along with the station itself

Background imageTank Collection: Tetbury Engine Shed, Gloucestershire, c. 1940s

Tetbury Engine Shed, Gloucestershire, c. 1940s
A view of Tetbury Engine Shed, in Gloucestershire on the Tetbury Branch Line in c.1940s. The engine shed was built in 1890 and features the water tank at the rear

Background imageTank Collection: No 4588 Prairie Tank Locomotive

No 4588 Prairie Tank Locomotive
2-6-2 45XX class locomotive. Built 1927

Background imageTank Collection: No 4588 Prairie Tank Locomotive at Kingswear, 22nd March 1973

No 4588 Prairie Tank Locomotive at Kingswear, 22nd March 1973
2-6-2 45XX class locomotive. Built 1927

Background imageTank Collection: County Tank, No 2243

County Tank, No 2243
4-4-2 County Tank Class Locomotive

Background imageTank Collection: No 968 Metro Class Locomotive, c1900

No 968 Metro Class Locomotive, c1900
2-4-0 Tank Locomotive, built 1874. This locomotive was probably working on the West London Railway at the time the photograph was taken - a Kensington Addison Road destination board can be seen

Background imageTank Collection: No 3560

No 3560
0-4-4 Broad Gauge tank engine

Background imageTank Collection: No16, Crane Tank Locomotive, Hercules

No16, Crane Tank Locomotive, Hercules
0-6-4 crane tank locomotive, built 1921


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