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NCB Locomotives-Wigan area.   Views: 645
NCB Loco "Achilles" with thanks to Frank D Smith of Bolton   Comments: 3
Photo: Barrie   Item #: 29168  
NCB Loco "Achilles" with thanks to Frank D Smith of Bolton

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  The description on the back of photo says that it was working at John Pit August 1954, taken for repair at Kirkless NCB workshops Sept.1954 and was the 4th loco to be overhauled at those workshops.  

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Comments by Stuart, 14th March 2017  
Built by Hudswell Clarke, at Hunslet Leeds, in 1880 for Wigan, Coal & Iron Company. It worked for the NCB around Standish from 1950 until 1962 when it was scrapped.

Comments by John Brown, 16th March 2017  
What a tiny little smoke-box door.

Comments by allan wood, 27th March 2017  allanwood1945@hotmail.com 
What a waste scrapping good workhorses like these.

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