locomotive worksplate

Made:
1851 in Leeds
maker:
Kitson and Company

Locomotive Worksplate, North Eastern Railway, "No 281 Kitson Thompson & Hewitson Leeds 1851", brass, from 2-2-2 well tank locomotive "Aerolite", for Great Exhibition of 1851, purchased by Leeds Northern Railwayin 1852, to North Eastern Railway at Gateshead 1869, renumbered 1478 in 1883, renumbered 66 in 1885, rebuilt to 4-2-2T compound in 1892, rebuilt to 2-2-4T in 1902, to London & North Eastern Railway as No. 66 Class 11, withdrawn & put on display in 1934.

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Details

Category:
Locomotives and Rolling Stock Components
Object Number:
1987-8501
type:
works plate
taxonomy:
  • vehicles and vehicle components
  • vehicle component
  • identity plate
credit:
British Rail, Historical Relics
status:
Permanent collection

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