2-4-0 steamlocomotive # 790 "Hardwicke" of the London and North Western Railway's "Precedent Class", built at Crewe in 1873. In 1892 it was virtually rebuilt as a new engine. In August 1895, # 790... (more)
Twice a day at the museum a demonstration is given of turning a steam locomotive on a turntable. This has fallen to 790 'Hardwicke' for some time and it is seen here as it rotates around in the ce... (more)
Another view of LNWR no. 790 Hardwicke, built in 1892. It was one of 166 members the Improved Precedent Class or "Jumbo" class designed by F.W. Webb. On August 22, 1895, 790 Hardwicke took 2 hours... (more)
This little engine, LNWR Precedent Class, no. 790 Hardwicke, took place in the "Races To The North" late in the 19th Century. Now preserved at the National Railway Museum at York, it is seen here ... (more)
The famous LNWR no.790 Hardwicke stayed for a while at the now-defunct Dinting Railway Centre. This is an old shot from 1979, where the loco is parked outside the original loco shed.
Female member of the crew, is that a smile?