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Beyer Garratt Centenary Event

Discussion in 'Galas and Events' started by 504, Jan 19, 2009.

  1. 504

    504 New Member

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    Hi All,
    just been on the museum of science and industry manchester web site www.mosi.org.uk seems that they are holding a number of events this year to do with beyer peacocks, beyer-garratts centenary. seems like the main event takes place over the weekend of 14-16 aug08 so may be worth having a visit??
     
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    Was speaking with MEJ over this a couple of weekends back, and he is hoping to have Garratts of all shapes and sizes there. Said more details when he can but hopefully be a good event. Not been the Science museum for a couple of years now, may have to change that.
     
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    The owner of BP1827 built in 1879 has been invited - I am sure that the engine will visit from Foxfield. This engine was the works shunter at Gorton and for all its working life.

    Most of its life it was a 0-4-2 crane tank, no plans to rebuild in that form in time for the event !.
     

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