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  1. neildimmer posted a new thread.

    Collett 4900 Hall Class

    The Great Western Railway (GWR) 4900 Class or Hall Class is a class of 4-6-0 mixed traffic steam locomotives designed by Charles Collett. A total of 259 were built, numbered 4900–4999, 5900–5999 and 6900–6958. The LMS Stanier Class 5 4-6-0 and...

    Forum: Photography

    Jun 25, 2017 at 11:48 AM
  2. neildimmer posted a new thread.

    LB&SCR Marsh H2 4-4-2 Atlantics

    The London, Brighton and South Coast Railway H2 class was a class of 4-4-2 steam locomotives for express passenger work. They were designed when D. E. Marsh was officially Locomotive Superintendent, and were built at Brighton Works in 1911 and...

    Forum: Photography

    Jun 25, 2017 at 10:53 AM
  3. neildimmer replied to the thread Post War Castle class B.R.Western Region 7008-7037.

    In 1946 Frederick Hawksworth, Collett’s successor, introduced a higher degree of superheat to the Castle boiler with resulting increased economy in water consumption. From 1956 the fitting of double chimneys to selected engines, combined with...

    Jun 24, 2017 at 10:34 PM
  4. neildimmer posted a new thread.

    SECR Wainwright P Class 0-6-0T

    The South Eastern and Chatham Railway (SECR) P Class is a class of 0-6-0T steam locomotive designed by Harry Wainwright. They were inspired by,[1] and loosely based on, the more successful LB&SCR A1 Class "Terriers" and eight were built in 1909...

    Forum: Photography

    Jun 24, 2017 at 8:10 PM
  5. neildimmer posted a new thread.

    7029 Clun Castle Pre '68

    In 1946 Frederick Hawksworth, Collett’s successor, introduced a higher degree of superheat to the Castle boiler with resulting increased economy in water consumption. From 1956 the fitting of double chimneys to selected engines, combined with...

    Forum: Photography

    Jun 24, 2017 at 3:38 PM
  6. neildimmer posted a new thread.

    Stirling R1 & Wainwright R1 0-6-0T Rebuild

    The SER R Class 0-6-0T was the first of a series of 0-6-0 tanks provided for the SER by J. Stirling. Prior to this the SER had been the only line of its size in Britain not using tank locomotives of this wheel arrangement, although three had been...

    Forum: Photography

    Jun 24, 2017 at 11:43 AM
  7. neildimmer replied to the thread Post War Castle class B.R.Western Region 7008-7037.

    In 1946 Frederick Hawksworth, Collett’s successor, introduced a higher degree of superheat to the Castle boiler with resulting increased economy in water consumption. From 1956 the fitting of double chimneys to selected engines, combined with...

    Jun 24, 2017 at 10:00 AM
  8. neildimmer posted a new thread.

    SECR Wainwright H Class 0-4-4T

    The South Eastern and Chatham Railway (SECR) H Class is a class of 0-4-4T steam locomotive originally designed for suburban passenger work, designed by Harry Wainwright in 1904. Most of the sixty-six members of the class were later equipped for...

    Forum: Photography

    Jun 23, 2017 at 10:44 PM
  9. neildimmer posted a new thread.

    SECR Wainwright B1 4-4-0

    The Wainwright B1 4-4-0s were rebuilds of SER Stirling 4-4-0s and lasted a long time, a number of them seeing service with British Railways, although only one, 1446/31446 was given a BR number to wear. They were nicknamed Flying Bedsteads The...

    Forum: Photography

    Jun 23, 2017 at 8:17 PM
  10. neildimmer posted a new thread.

    Help needed with identity of GWR locos

    I have added 9 photos of GWR locos either withdrawn or at the scrapyard Can anyone id the locos for me and the locations please, I know a bit of a tall order as there are no numbers on the locos...

    Forum: Steam Traction

    Jun 23, 2017 at 3:44 PM
  11. neildimmer posted a new thread.

    Post War Castle class B.R.Western Region 7008-7037

    In 1946 Frederick Hawksworth, Collett’s successor, introduced a higher degree of superheat to the Castle boiler with resulting increased economy in water consumption. From 1956 the fitting of double chimneys to selected engines, combined with...

    Forum: Photography

    Jun 23, 2017 at 8:36 AM
  12. neildimmer posted a new thread.

    Wainwright SECR J Class 0-6-4T

    The SECR J class was a class of 0-6-4T steam tank locomotive built for heavy freight service on the South Eastern and Chatham Railway, by Harry Wainwright. The South Eastern and Chatham Railway (SECR) had a need for versatile mixed traffic...

    Forum: Photography

    Jun 22, 2017 at 10:42 PM
  13. neildimmer posted a new thread.

    Post War Collett Castle class

    Next collection of Colletts Castle class are the 1st batch built after the war 5098-5099+7000-7007 Built 1946 5098 Clifford Castle Dawlish Warren c1960...

    Forum: Photography

    Jun 22, 2017 at 8:05 PM
  14. neildimmer posted a new thread.

    Wainwright SECR L Class 4-4-0

    The SECR L class was a class of 4-4-0 steam tender locomotive built for express passenger service on the South Eastern and Chatham Railway. Although designed by Harry Wainwright, they were built during the Maunsell era. The South Eastern and...

    Forum: Photography

    Jun 22, 2017 at 11:48 AM
  15. neildimmer replied to the thread B.R Western Region in South Wales c1960's.

    I have added a small collection featuring English Electric Type 3's in S.Wales in the 1960's D6852 (l) + D6997 (r)Treherbert Shed c1960...

    Jun 22, 2017 at 10:00 AM