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An unidentified G.W.R. 2-8-0 is in the centre of this view of Dai Woodham's Yard at Barry c.1967 Fortunately most of the locomotives on view have now had a 2nd lease of life.




Another view of Dai Woodham's Yard at Barry c.1967. Three BR Class 9F 2-10-0's and two LMS Class 4F 0-6-0's can be seen among the line-up




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 This locomotive was built at Swindon in 1942 having had a working life of 22 years before being withdrawn from Coventry MPD in May 1964




GWR 0-6-2T No. 6656 outside Cohen's Yard at Kettering early in 1966. This locomotive was built by Armstrong Whitworth for the Great Western Railway during August 1928




Head-on view of GWR 0-6-2T No. 6656 outside Cohen's Yard at Kettering early in 1966.




An unidentified 'Grange' awaits its fate at Cohens' of Kettering c.1965. Locomotives - 6808 6831 6833 6839 6844 6853 6855 6861 and 6871 were broken-up at this site during 1964-66




4-6-0 No. 6928 'Underley Hall' at Cohen's yard Kettering November 1965 (This is the only known 'Hall' class locomotive to have been cut-up at this location - the poor quality of this photograph is due to an unfortunate processing error)




4-6-0 No. 6928 'Underley Hall' at Cohen's yard Kettering November 1965 (This is the only known 'Hall' class locomotive to have been cut-up at this location - the poor quality of this photograph is due to an unfortunate processing error)




SR Class 'W' 2-6-4T No. 31914 at G. Cohen's Yard Kettering during the winter of 1964 - 1965




From other contemporary photographs this locomotive is believed to be BB 4-6-2 No.34070 'Manston' at Barry c.1967. Photographer unknown.




WC/BB 4-6-2s Barry Island 1967 most locomotives were still complete.




2MT 2-6-2T No. 41313 Barry 1967




2MT 2-6-2T No. 41326 awaiting the torch at Kettering in October 1964. This loco. was built during April 1952 at Derby Works to a L.M.S. design and had a working life of only 12 years before being withdrawn from Brighton shed in May 1964




4F 0-6-0 No. 44113 at G. Cohen's Yard Kettering c.1965




4F 0-6-0 No. 44182 at G. Cohen's Yard Kettering c.1965




Former resident of Coalville shed (17C), 4F 0-6-0 No. 44575 in the process of being cut up at Cohens scrap yard, near Kettering in 1965.




Un-identified 4F 0-6-0 at G. Cohen's Yard Kettering c.1965




3F 0-6-0T No. 47500 at G. Cohen's Yard Kettering 1965. Built in April 1928 by Vulcan Foundry and withdrawn from Bletchley MPD in September 1965 (This image has suffered slightly during processing)




3F 0-6-0T No. 47535 at G. Cohen's Yard Kettering 1966




3F 0-6-0T No. 47535 at G. Cohen's Yard Kettering 1966




A head-on view of 3F 0-6-0T No. 47535 at G. Cohen's Yard Kettering 1966. Built in April 1928 by Beardmore & Co. and withdrawn from Westhouses MPD in January 1966




No. 48064 8F 2-8-0 in G.Cohen's Yard at Kettering during August 1966. Judging by the shiny front wheel flange, the locomotive had not long been in this position




A4 4-6-2 Darlington 1965 - This locomotive has since been identified as 60010 'Dominion of Canada' by Paul Fraser, the double chimney had been removed for use on either 60004 or 60024. This locomotive is now in Canada




An pair of unidentified V2 2-6-2's await their final fate at Swindon in 1964, just visible on the nearest one's smoke box door is the inscription 'Old Faithful' A total of 15 V2s ended their days at Swindon




B1 4-6-0 No. 61158 having already lost its tender to the cutters torch awaits the same treatment at Cohens scrap yard near Kettering in 1966.




A trio of unidentified B1 4-6-0s waiting to be reduced to scrap at Cohens, Kettering in 1966.




From right to left B1 4-6-0s Nos. 61329 , 61250 , 61158 , unid. B1 & No. 48064 2-8-0 8F at Cohens' Kettering August 1966




B1 4-6-0 No. 61406 Kettering 1966




Q6 0-8-0 No. 63398 Darlington 1965




O4 2-8-0 No. 63880 or 63822? (unable to read number) both were cut up at Cohen's of Kettering during April 1966




3MT 2-6-2T No. 82011 at Cohen's scrap yard in the winter of 1965 (82014 is standing behind)




2-6-2T no. 82012 at Cohen's Kettering in October 1964




9F 2-10-0 no. 92181 Kettering c.1965




D6156 Photographed during a R.C.T.S. tour of Scotland April.1968 McWilliam Metals in Garrowhill?




D6156 Photographed during a R.C.T.S. tour of Scotland April.1968 with a souvenir hunter? McWilliam Metals in Garrowhill?




Bits left over Kettering c.1965 - cylinder blocks and smoke box saddles




The firebox and frames are all that remains of an un-identified 4F 0-6-0 at 'Cohens' of Kettering c.1965





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