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No.388 - an ex Taff Valley Railway 'A' Class 0-6-2T built by Hawthorn Leslie in 1921 as TVR No.402 at Swindon c.1955 - exact date and Photographer is unknown




Ex Cambrian Railway 823 0-6-0T. Built in 1902 by Beyer Peacock for the narrow gauge Welshpool & Llanfair Railway at Oswestry in the mid 1950's




GWR 'County' 4-6-0 No. 1004 'County of Somerset' at Swindon c.1960 Photographer Unknown.




The last of the class No. 1011 'County of Chester 4-6-0 at Swindon c.1964 stands between a 'Western' and a 'Brush type 4' - I apologize for the poor quality of this photograph.




G.W.R. No.1338 an 0-4-0ST built in 1898 by Kitsons for the Cardiff Railway at the site of Beadon & Uphill Station which later became the Yieldingtree Railway Museum. Photograph c.1963, supplied by Michael Thomson




Ex. G.W.R. 0-4-2T No. 1435 awaits cutting up at Swindon on the 9th of December 1962. Photographer unknown.




Ex. G.W.R. 0-4-2T No. 1458 replenishes its water tanks at an unidentified location c.1950s. Photographer unknown.




Class 2251 0-6-0 No. 2244 passes Swindon Works on the 9th of December 1962. Photographer unknown




G.W.R. 2-8-0 No. 2813 This Locomotive was built at Swindon in November 1905 and withdrawn from service in May 1961. Location and Photographer of this mid 1950's photograph are unknown. It has a Severn Tunnel Junction Shed Plate (86E)




G.W.R. 2-8-0 No. 2818 undergoing restoration for the N.R.M. at Eastleigh Works 1966




Another view of G.W.R. 2-8-0 No. 2818 undergoing restoration for the N.R.M. at Eastleigh Works 1966




G.W.R. 2-8-0 No. 2895 & 'Black 5' No. 44915 at Mold Junction MPD c.1965




G.W.R. 0-6-0PT Class 57xx No. 3643 stands outside Swindon Works on the 9th of December 1962. This locomotive was built at Swindon in 1939 and withdrawn in October 1965. Photographer Unknown




G.W.R. 0-6-0PT No. 3749 Croes Newydd Wrexham c.1965




G.W.R. 0-6-0PT Class 57xx No. 3767 is being overhauled in Swindon Works on the 9th of December 1962. This locomotive was built at Swindon in April 1938 and withdrawn in October 1965. Photographer Unknown




G.W.R. 0-6-0PT Class 57xx No. 3769 stands outside Swindon Works on the 9th of December 1962 after being withdrawn at the end of October 1962. This locomotive was built at Swindon in April 1938. Photographer Unknown




G.W.R. 0-6-0PT Newport c.1965




Ex. G.W.R. 2-8-0 No. 3848 at Swindon on the 9th of December 1962. This locomotive was built at Swindon in May 1942 and withdrawn in July 1965. (Photographer unknown.)




G.W.R. 2-8-0 No. 3852 at Cohen's Yard, Cransley Nr. Kettering during 1965. This locomotive was built at Swindon in 1942 having had a working life of 22 years before being withdrawn from Coventry MPD in May 1964




G.W.R. 2-8-0 No. 3863 Bristol c.1965




'4500' 2-6-2T No. 4555 at Shrewsbury in September 1964. Although this locomotive had been purchased privately in 1963, it was still in use for occasional B.R. service trains




Ex. G.W.R. 2-8-0 No. 4704 at Paddington with a Talyllyn Railway 'AGM Special' Train. Photograph dated 30/09/1961 - Photographer Unknown




Ex. G.W.R. 2-8-0 No. 4704 at Shrewsbury with a Talyllyn Railway 'AGM Special' Train. Photograph dated 30/09/1961 - Photographer Unknown




4-6-0s 4963 'Rignall Hall' + 5012 'Berry Pomeroy Castle' are identifiable in the line-up of withdrawn locomotives at Swindon on the 12th of August 1962. Photographer unknown




Ex G.W.R. 4-6-0 5001 'Llandovery Castle' at Swindon on the 12th of August 1962. Photographer unknown




Ex G.W.R. 4-6-0 5001 'Tregenna Castle' at Paddington on the 8th of October 1960. Photographer unknown




GWR 'Castle' Class 4-6-0 No. 5037 'Monmouth Castle' minus name and number plates at Bristol c.1964




Undated photograph of 'Castle' Class 4-6-0 No. 5042 'Winchester Castle' at Paddington. Photographer unknown




'Castle' Class 4-6-0 No. 5042 'Winchester Castle' Southall MPD c.1965




Un-identified 'Castle' Class 4-6-0 fitted with double chimney at Southall c.1965




Ex-works 2-8-0T No. 5206 waits its return to Wales at Swindon on the 12th of August 1962. Photographer unknown.




The now preserved 43XX 2-6-0 No. 5322 is seen here in B.R. service in the mid 1950's. Location and Photographer are unknown




Ex-works Class '4300' 2-6-0 No.5328 and Class '2800' 2-8-0 No.3843 stand side by side at Swindon in the mid 1950's.




Small Prairie Class '4575' No.5524 built at Swindon in December 1927 and withdrawn in June 1960 from Exeter St Davids, at an unknown location in the mid 1950's




Push-Pull fitted Class '4575' 2-6-2T No.5555 with Class '2251' 0-6-0 No.2222 at Welshpool with a Talyllyn Railway 'AGM Special' Train. Photograph dated 30/09/1961 - Photographer Unknown




Push-Pull fitted Class '4575' 2-6-2T No.5555 with Class '2251' 0-6-0 No.2222 at Welshpool with a Talyllyn Railway 'AGM Special' Train. Photograph dated 30/09/1961 - Photographer Unknown




Ex. G.W.R. 0-4-2T No. 5808. This locomotive had the distinction of being the first of the class to be withdrawn in February 1957. The '5800' class was similar to the '1400' ('4800') class but without push-pull equipment. Photographer unknown.




Having been withdrawn the previous year 0-4-2T No. 5815 awaits its fate at Swindon on the 12th of August 1962. Photographer unknown.




Ex. G.W.R. 4-6-0 No. 5969 'Honington Hall' at Paddington in 1956 - (Photographer Unknown)





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