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Chasewater Railway Museum – A locomotive nameplate

Chasewater Railway Museum –

A locomotive nameplate


Hawthorne Leslie, 3460-1921

Built in Newcastle-upon-Tyne

Works No. 3460, ex works 31-3-1921.
Delivered new to U.A.Ritson & Sons, Preston Colliery, South Shields, Northumberland.
Standard gauge (4’ 8½”) 0-6-0 saddle tank with 2 outside cylinders, 16” diameter x 24” stroke. 3’ 8” wheels.
Sold 1927, via dealers Geo. Cohen, to T.A.Hawkins & Sons, Old Coppice Colliery, where it was named ‘Tony’
Sometime circa 1955-58 transferred by NCB to Chasetown and left there for Walsall Wood Colliery in February, 1959.
Scrapped May 1965.

05420 Tony 0-6-0ST HL 3460-1921 Hawkins-CCC-W.Wood 1959

The locomotive at Hawkins Colliery.

Tony - De-railed at Hawkins in 1940s

Whoops!  ‘Tony’ – de-railed at Hawkins in the 1940s.