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Furness Railway Locomotive No. 58

Discussion in 'Bullhead Memories' started by Roger Farnworth, Apr 3, 2024.

  1. Roger Farnworth

    Roger Farnworth Member

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    Looking through a number of 1964 Model Railway News magazines, I came across drawings of Sharp, Stewart & Co. 2-4-0, built in 1870 for the Furness Railway Co. and numbered 58 on their roster.


    Originally conceived as a mineral railway, the Furness Railway later played a major role in the development of the town of Barrow-in-Furness, and in the development of the Lake District Tourist industry. It was formed in 1846 and survived as an independent, viable concern until the Grouping of 1923.
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