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Dug up in Canada...

Discussion in 'International Heritage Railways/Tramways' started by Johann Marsbar, Mar 29, 2024.

  1. Johann Marsbar

    Johann Marsbar Well-Known Member

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    This loco has recently been extracted after many years buried in Ontario.....
    https://www.okthepk.ca/news/2024032501.htm
    Apparently it's a Baldwin - originally an 0-4-2ST but later converted to an 0-4-0ST - which was delivered new in 1872 to the Great Western Railway (the Canadian one...).
    Seems to have ended its days with the Ontario Portland Cement Co.
     
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    Found this image on the web, at Railway Preservation News, not sure what that is.

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    Very interesting discovery, now what?
     
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    Ploughman Part of the furniture

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    A hose off and a coat of paint should do the trick.:):)
     
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    Original wooden boiler lagging still in place, and gear in full forward ! A really interesting find.
     
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    johnofwessex Resident of Nat Pres

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    Will it be back in service before Bretton Grange?
     
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    If Statfold had anything to do with it, it would be a fair bet!!
     
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    What is the little cylinder between the wheels? Is that a mechanical injector?
     
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    Brake cylinder? Looks like it's connected to the brake gear.
     

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