RailPictures.Net Photo: 1310 Tanfield Railway Steam 0-4-0 at Durham, United Kingdom by RobinCoombes
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Tanfield Railway (more..)
Steam 0-4-0 (more..)
Marley Hill (more..)
Durham, United Kingdom (more..)
September 07, 2012
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1310 (more..)
RobinCoombes (more..)
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A scene on the Tanfield Railway, which claims to be the worldfs oldest railway from 1725. There is very little of the modern world in this view with two locos dating from 1891. The traction engine is a Clayton & Shuttleworth General Purpose Engine, 48215 "Rambler" -Built in 1919, The Steam engines all in steam are from left to right are: No 3 TWIZELL was built by Robert Stephenson & Co Ltd at their Newcastle upon Tyne works. She is an 0-6-0T with 17 x 24 inside cylinders, 4ft diameter wheels and weighs 41 tons. She was ex-works on 17th March 1891 as works number 2730. RENISHAW IRONWORKS No.6 is an 0-6-0ST with 15 x 22 outside cylinders, 3ft 4ins diameter wheels and weighs 27 1/2 tons. She was ex works on 24th November 1919 with the works number 1366. LNER Class Y7 0-4-0T No 985 built in 1923 at Darlington to a NER Class H design. The Y7, 0-4-0Ts, were, one of the smallest locomotives produced by a main line railway, and amongst the last to be fitted with the radial valve gear invented by David Joy SIR CECIL A COCHRANE is an 0-4-0ST with 12 x 20 outside cylinders, 3ft 1in diameter driving wheels and weighs 21 Tons. She was built by Robert Stephenson & Hawthorns Newcastle Works, with works number 7409 and relatively modern being completed on 27 July1948. On passenger, NER Class H later LNER Class Y7 No 1310 build at Gateshead in 1891. The rolling stock is all of a similar period. The 0-4-0 diesel behind SIR CECIL A COCHRANE is Robert Stephenson & Hawthorns, Works No.7901 of 1958 but still more than 50 years old
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