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Tagged Brownhills, Burntwood, Cannock, Chasewater, Chasewater Railway, Chasewater Railway Museum, DL7, Museum Collection, Norton Canes, Old Chasewater Railway Photographs, Old Railway Lines, Staffordshire, Steam Locomotives, Steam Trains, Steve Organ's Collection, Traction Engines
Chasewater Railway Museum
Nice New Acquisition
This latest acquisition is a very welcome addition to the Museum’s collection of local Cannock Chase items.
Nameplate: Foggo, 1946, from a standard gauge 0-4-2ST built at the Chasetown workshops of the Cannock Chase Colliery Co.Ltd. in 1946, using parts supplied by Beyer Peacock, together with spare parts accumulated over the years from similar locomotives already at work at the colliery. The name derives from Mr. Foggo, the General Manager of the company at the time and the nameplate incorporates the year of build. It became National Coal Board property on 1st January, 1947. Transferred to Coppice Colliery in early 1954 and to Brereton Colliery later the year. Scrapped by W.H.Arnott Young in January 1961. Cast Brass, 21½”x 8¾”, the front repainted.
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Tagged Beyer Peacock, Bloxwich, Brereton Colliery, Brownhills, Burntwood, Cannock, Cannock Chase Colliery Co., Cannock Wood, Chasetown, Chasewater Railway Museum, Cheslyn Hay, Coppice Colliery, Foggo, Great Wyrley, Hazel Slade, Heath Hayes, Hednesford, Lichfield, National Coal Board, Norton Canes, Old Railway Lines, Steam Locomotives, Walsall Wood
Cannock Chase Mining Historical Society Books
Did you or one of your family work at one of the many Collieries in the Cannock & Rugeley area. If so why not get one of the mining books published by the Cannock Chase Mining Historical Society. There are 18 books in the series, each one covering one or more of the local Collieries. A very informative collection, written by the miners, who worked at them. These are available from Chasewater Railway Museum. Perhaps an ideal Christmas present. Contact me if you need more information.
Godfrey Hucker – 07751 448523
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Tagged Aldridge, Bloxwich, Brownhills, Burntwood, Cannock, Cannock & Rugeley Collieries, Cannock Chase, Cannock Chase Colliery Co., Cannock Wood, Littleton Colliery, Mining Heritage, National Coal Board, NCB, Walsall Wood