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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)

 

No.1437 ‘4ft Shunter’ 0-4-0

No.1437 ‘4ft Shunter’ 0-4-0 Click on picture
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LNWRS Photo Ref 1547

In December 1863 Ramsbottom Explain 'Ramsbottom, John (1814—1897)' introduced this class of 0-4-0 saddle tanks Explain 'Saddle Tank'. They were the first engines to have cast-iron H-section Explain 'H-Spoke Wheel' driving wheels Explain 'Drive Wheel', and coupling rods Explain 'Coupling Rods' with solid ends, but otherwise they had the usual Ramsbottom features - spot the fancy chimney top.

This official view of No.1437 built in August 1865, was taken in the usual position at the time, outside the erecting shop Explain 'Erecting (Work-)Shop' at the Old Works Explain 'Old Works, Crewe'.

4ft shunter Locomotive Class

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