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Collett GWR King and Castle class locomotives

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  1. neildimmer

    neildimmer Resident of Nat Pres

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    Collection of photos featuring Collett’s King & Castle class locomotives

    This collection features the King Class 6000-6005 built in 1927

    Including ex works photo of
    6003 King George IV Swindon works, unknown date. (6003 was Involved in a incident at Midgham August 1927 when bogie derailed producing redesign of bogie springing on the whole of 'King' class)
    https://tinyurl.com/2p9a343a

    6000 King George V photos start here
    https://tinyurl.com/2dhkdk8n
    6001 King Edward VII photos start here
    https://tinyurl.com/yc42vrtc
    6002 King William IV photos start here
    https://tinyurl.com/38wtjzbj
    6003 King George IV photos start here
    https://tinyurl.com/4pm2v4t2
    6004 King George III photos start here
    https://tinyurl.com/duejp299
    6005 King George II photos start here
    https://tinyurl.com/2s4cn4ut

    Neil
     
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    4 / 131 = Westbourne Park approaching Paddington

    8 / 131 = Paddington

    99 / 131 = Westbourne Park

    113 / 131 = Banbury
     
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    Collection of photos featuring Collett’s King & Castle class locomotives

    This collection features the King Class 6006-6012 built in 1928
    Including this photo of
    6007 King William III alongside 7034 Ince Castle possibly at Swindon works
    https://tinyurl.com/5yae5eru

    Full collection of 120 photos starts here with
    6006 King George I at Wolverhampton
    https://tinyurl.com/mr2fn9hu
    to
    6012 King Edward VI
    https://tinyurl.com/yrxdyjs7

    Neil
     
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    56 / 120 = Newbury ?

    78 / 120 Birmingham Snow Hill

    85 / 120 = Brill 1946 [duplicates 82/120
     
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    Collection of photos featuring Collett’s King & Castle class locomotives
    This collection features the King Class 6013-6015 built in 1928
    Including this photo of streamlined 6014
    6014 King Henry VII fully streamlined apart from cylinders Old Oak Common 28th September 1935
    https://tinyurl.com/5cnvv7zm

    Full collection of over 60 photos starts her with
    6013 King Henry VIII
    https://tinyurl.com/48u4xp3v

    Neil
     
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    2/64 = Swindon Works

    22 / 64 = Paddington

    36 / 64 = Beaconsfield [cf 30/64
     
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    Collection of photos featuring Collett’s King & Castle class locomotives

    This collection features the King Class 6016-6019 built in 1928

    Including this photo of
    6018 King Henry VI at Swindon works (behind is withdrawn 6011) with SLS Farewell to the Kings charter 28th April 1963
    https://tinyurl.com/2p8txxm4

    Full collection of over 65 photos starts here
    https://tinyurl.com/4nph8b4w

    Neil
     
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    3 / 68 =Birmingham Snow Hill

    35 / 68= Birmingham Snow Hill heading south
     
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    Collection of photos featuring Collett’s King & Castle class locomotives

    This collection features the King Class 6020-6029 (Built 1930)

    The 2 preserved Kings are featured in this collection seen here back in the B.R. era
    6023 King Edward II unknown location
    https://tinyurl.com/2p9fs356
    6024 King Edward I seen here at Reading in 1955
    https://tinyurl.com/232kxavp

    full collection of over 170 photos starts here with
    6020 King Henry VI
    https://tinyurl.com/6k5846bm
    To
    6029 which has carried 2 names

    6029 King Stephen (1930-1936)
    https://tinyurl.com/2ksfyyrk
    6029 King Edward VIII Swindon works (1936-1962)
    https://tinyurl.com/mr3k7dhm

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    12/170 6020 Tyseley ??
    49/170 6023 Goodrington?
    103/170 6025 Bath Spa

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    Collection of photos featuring Collett’s King & Castle class locomotives

    This collection features the Castle Class 100/111/4000/4009/4016/4032/4037 & 5083-5092 Star Rebuilds

    Including 111 Viscount Churchill rebuilt from Churchward Pacific 111 The Great Bear
    Seen at Swindon works 1951
    https://tinyurl.com/ya7vk9uf
    unknown location in 1948
    https://tinyurl.com/2p87ynsj

    Full collection of Stars rebuilt as Castles keeping original Star numbers) begins here with
    4000 North Star fitted with a Hawksworth tender
    https://tinyurl.com/mryxcxdt

    rebuilt Stars to Castles given new numbers starts here with
    5083 Bath Abbey
    https://tinyurl.com/mv4zczup

    Neil
     
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    34 / 117 = Old Oak Common [duplicate of 37 / 117
    35 / 117 = As above

    43 / 117 = Old Oak Common [duplicates 44 / 117

    51 / 117 = Reading
     
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    Collection of photos featuring Collett’s King & Castle class locomotives

    This collection features the Castle Class 4073 & 4074 built 1923

    4073 Caerphilly Castle soon to be celebrating its 100th birthday seen here in Kensington Science museum 23rd December 1967 (Tony Gillett)
    https://tinyurl.com/bdhc22bn

    full collection starts here with
    4073 Caerphilly Castle Cardiff Canton 1958
    https://tinyurl.com/3phee2hw
    4074 start here
    4074 Caldicott Castle starts ex works condition Swindon
    https://tinyurl.com/39p4er5r

    Neil
     
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    Collection of photos featuring Collett’s King & Castle class locomotives

    This collection features the Castle Class 4075-4082 Built 1924

    Including this photo at Didcot in 1967
    4079 Pendennis Castle at Didcot with the 'Ian Allan Birkenhead Flyer' 4th March 1967
    https://tinyurl.com/y4n28ewv

    Full collection of over 140 photos starts here with
    4075 Cardiff Castle
    https://tinyurl.com/yc3mp8eh
    to
    4082 Windsor Castle
    https://tinyurl.com/4xumtpz4

    Neil
     
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    10 / 142 = Bayston Mill [duplicates 13 / 142

    45 / 142 = Newbury ?

    46 = Exeter St Davids ?

    47 = Newbury ?

    54 / 142 = Paddington
     
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    3 / 83 = Exeter St Davids

    50 / 83 = Bristol TM [similar to 51/83
     
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    Collection of photos featuring Collett’s King & Castle class locomotives

    This collection features the Castle Class 4093-5002 Built 1926

    Including this photo at Swindon works of
    4093 Dunster Castle in the snow Swindon works 1st January 1960
    https://tinyurl.com/2r4jxvpf

    Full collection of over 75 photos starts here with
    4093 Dunster Castle
    https://tinyurl.com/4jh577wu
    To
    5002 Ludlow Castle
    https://tinyurl.com/564m8f2a

    Neil
     
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    1 / 77 = Swindon Works [duplicates 6 / 77

    21 / 77 = Bristol Bath Rd
     
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    22/77 - Hayes NOT Southall - alongside HMV/EMI record factory.
     

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