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Saddletanks in yard near North Woolwich, London

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    Many years ago I seem to recall - whilst on a train - passing at least a couple of dead saddletanks rusting in a private site out near North Woolwich, East London. Or at least, maybe another national line near there. They weren't anything to do with the now-gone Museum. I'm sure I asked this years ago in a thread but I cant find the darn thing. I think at least one was a Manning Wardle. Does anyone recall this site? Thanks v much.
     
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    They may have been something to do with Rick Edmondson, who owned RESCO Railways and was the owner of MW 0-6-0ST "Charwelton" which I think was restored at RESCO before moving to the KESR.
     
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    Two of the Manning Wardles were ex-S&L Dolobran and Rhyl, now at the GCR(N), but there were other locos and stock there too. Ex S&L no. 56, now also at Ruddington, was in working order on the other side of the tracks at the North Woolwich Station Museum and all three had previously been at the KESR
     
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    Can be seen right at the start of this video
     
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    They were at cholsey and Wallingford initially from woolwich I remember them in the yard would be around year 2000
     
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    That’s a Peckett, at the museum. The Manning Wardles were in a private yard on the other side.
     
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    Manning wardles we're the ones at C&WR
     
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    Thanks all, very much appreciated.
     

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