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Early Days (7)

Mr. J. Ramsbottom

1858 — DX Goods (3)
1863 — 4ft Shunter (3)
1870 — Special Tank (2)

Mr. F.W. Webb

1873 — Coal Engine (4)
1880 — 18in Goods (5)
1881 — Special DX (2)
1881 — Coal Tanks (2)
1893 — ‘A’ class (2)
1894 — Crane Tank (2)
1896 — Dock Tank (2)
1901 — ‘B’ class (2)
1903 — 1400 Class (2)

Mr. G. Whale

1904 — ‘C’ class (3)
1904 — ‘E’ class (3)
1906 — ‘D’ class (2)
1906 — ‘F’ class (2)
1906 — ‘G’ class (1)
1912 — ‘G1’ class (5)
1906 — 19in Goods (3)

Mr. C.J. Bowen Cooke

1911 — 1185 class (2)

Capt. H.P.M. Beames

1923 — 380 class (2)

Ex GCR

1919 — ‘MM’ class (2)

 

‘Special Tank’ 0-6-0

‘Special Tank’ 0-6-0 Click on picture
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LNWRS Photo Ref 9227

On 16th March 1918 a ‘Special Tank’ escaped at Bolton and tried to hide in the cellars of 85–87 Crook Street. Here it is recalcitrantly being hauled back into daylight. Maybe the earth really did move for any young couples in the bedrooms above. Fortunately the driver Explain 'Driver' and fireman Explain 'Fireman' were not seriously injured.

Special Tank Locomotive Class

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