Number 4979 Wootton Hall is one of an illustrious line of named locomotives of the Great Western Railway.

‘Caliban’ was completed by the Peckett works in February 1937 for Courtaulds, Preston. On 2 May 1973 ex-Courtaulds large Peckett 0-4-0ST Caliban hauled the first trains on the Lakeside &…

Built for Black Park Colliery Co. Ltd., Denbighshire, Wales in November 1937. Delivered by the LMS to Chirk. Ended life at Bersham Colliery, Wrexham, Wales.

Delivered new to the Corby site of the British Steel Corporation in Northamptonshire, the loco was originally given the running number 21, and worked alongside many similar classmates.

This is one of a number of identical engines built by the Hunslet Engine Company of Leeds for the South Kirby Colliery near Barnsley between 1923 and 1942.

This typical industrial shunting locomotive was built by Peckett & Sons of Bristol in 1941 for the Southport Gas Company. An unexpected feature of the painting schedule for 1999 was…

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