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Garswood Hall Colliery


No 5 shunting engine
No 5 shunting engine
Photo: frank walford
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Item #: 9792
A gang of fitters. date unknown

Comment by: John B on 10th March 2009 at 16:11

Nice little engine Frank

Comment by: Terry Wallace on 28th December 2010 at 15:31

This is a pecket locomotive built in 1892with works number 539. It was new to Garswood Hall Coal & Iron Co, Park Lane Collieries, Bryn, Ashton-in-Makerfield. To Garswood Hall Colliery. To NCB 1/1/1947 Garswood Hall Colliery. To Haydock Central Workshops in 1956 and then to Lea Green Colliery. Also at Sutton Manor Colliery, St Helens. New boiler sent in 1919 and a new axle fitted in 1944. Scrapped here in 1959. Also at Walkden Central Workshops

Comment by: dougie on 14th February 2011 at 22:47

the one second fitter from left is my uncle Joe Eddleston from bottom of Landgate

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