The locomotive was built by the Andrew Barclay company in 1902 as works number 880. Photographs taken as late as 1966 show that Glenfield was still in productive use at…

Working in busy dock and harbour environments necessitated small locomotives with short wheelbases, and at the turn of the last Century, the Lancashire & Yorkshire railway at Horwich designed and…

Ivatt left Preston 16-04-18 for Haverthwaite, Lakeside Railway in Cumbria. The LMS Ivatt Class 2 2-6-0 is a class of steam locomotive designed for mixed traffic. A total of 218…

Constructed by Sharp Stewart & Co to order 440, this 0-4-0 tender locomotive was one of a batch of eight locomotives constructed for the Furness Railway. It was completed in…

No. 1439 was built by the LNWR at Crewe in 1865. It was rebuilt in November 1887 and again in September 1898. The original Ramsbottom chimney would have been replaced…

Grant Ritchie of Kilmarnock built 42 industrial steam locomotives between 1879 & 1920,  primarily to order from operators in Scotland, although a few locos were supplied South of the border…

Daphne has been donated to the North West Transport Museum in St Helens, a registered Museum. Daphne has spent many years on the seafront at Lytham as a former playground…

The King spent most of it’s life working for United Glass in London, before being transferred to St Helens. The loco last steamed in the late 1990’s when on site…

The loco was ordered in 1908 by Howe’s Plaster Works, to work between the private sidings (Howes Sidings Box) on the Settle & Carlisle near Cumwhinton, in Cumberland (as it…

A new exhibit arrived at Christmas 2010 to join the fleet of Industrial locomotives at the Ribble Steam Railway and the engine has been a TV star!

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