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Surviving nineteenth century standard gauge locomotives

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  1. Jamessquared

    Jamessquared Nat Pres stalwart

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    I'm trying to compile a list of all surviving standard gauge locos in this country from the nineteenth century, but somewhat surprisingly, I can't find a single online source, especially of non-mainline locos.

    So far I have 87 on my list (not including replicas, nor locos built in the twentieth century to nineteenth century design, such as 30053).

    Can anyone see anything obviously missing from the list?

    Alexandra Docks
    1340

    Canterbury and Whitstable Railway
    1 "Invicta"

    Cardiff Railway
    1338

    Caledonian Railway
    123
    828

    Dorking Greystone Company
    3 "Captain Baxter"

    Furness Railway
    3 "Copperknob"
    20
    25

    GER
    229
    490

    GNR
    1
    990 "Henry Oakley"
    1247

    Grand Junction Railway
    49 "Columbine"

    GWR
    2516

    Haydock Colliery
    Bellerophon

    Hetton Colliery
    Hetton Locomotive

    Highland Railway
    Jones Goods 103
    Dunrobin

    Killingworth Colliery
    Billy

    Lancashire & Yorkshire Railway
    Class 23 752
    Class 25 957
    Class 5 1008
    Class 27 1300

    London, Brighton and South Coast Railway
    A1x 72 "Fenchurch"
    A1x 70 "Poplar"
    A1x 55 "Stepney"
    A1x 62 "Martello"
    A1x 50 "Sutton"
    A1 54 "Waddon"
    A1x 46 "Newington"
    E1 110 "Burgundy"
    A1x 40 "Brighton"
    A1x 78 "Knowle"
    A1 82 "Boxhill"
    B1 214 "Gladstone"
    E4 473 "Birch Grove"

    Liverpool and Manchester Railway
    "Rocket"
    "Sans Pareil"
    "Novelty"
    57 "Lion"

    London and North Western Railway
    3020 "Cornwall"
    1439
    790 "Hardwicke"
    1054

    London and South Western Railway
    0298 class 314
    0298 class 298
    0415 class 488
    O2 class W24 "Calbourne"
    T3 class 563
    B4 class 96 "Normandy"
    B4 class 102 "Granville"
    M7 class 245
    T9 class 120

    Manning Wardle
    Sharpthorne
    Sir Berkeley

    Mersey Railway
    1 "The Major"
    5 "Cecil Raikes"

    Metropolitan Railway
    E class No. 1

    Midland Railway
    158A
    1708
    673

    North British Railway
    42
    673 "Maude"

    North Eastern Railway
    1478 "Aerolite"
    1275
    910
    1463
    876
    1310
    1621

    North London Railway
    27505

    North Pembroke Railway
    2

    Northfleet Coal and Ballast Co
    Andrew Barclay "Swanscombe"

    Oxford, Wolverhampton and Worcester Railway
    252

    Shropshire and Montgomeryshire Railway
    1 "Gazelle"

    Sandy & Potton Railway
    "Shannon" (Wantage Tramway "Jane")

    South Eastern Railway
    65

    Shutt End Railway
    The Agenoria

    Stockton and Darlington Railway
    1 "Locomotion"
    "Nelson" ("Bradyll")
    25 "Derwent"

    Taff Vale Railway
    28
    85

    Wylam Colliery
    Puffing Billy
    Wylam Dilly
     
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    Margaret and Pontyberem for starters, there must be dozens more as you are including industrials.
     
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    Wooton Tramway Aveling and Porter at Quainton
     
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    These two - thanks:

    http://www.brc-stockbook.co.uk/803.htm
    http://www.brc-stockbook.co.uk/Sydenham.htm

    Pontyberem is 1900 as far as I can see (https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Category:Avonside_Engine_Co_1421_'Pontyberem')

    Margaret - I make that from 1878?

    Thanks - any more?

    Tom
     
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    A couple more-

    Fox Walker 358 of 1878 "Minnie"

    Hunslet 469 of 1888 "Hastings"

    Both at Mangapps.

    I can think of a couple more Fox Walkers, the one at Bristol and "Karlskoga" at the Nora Railway in Sweden. Also, I'm sure that the Nielson crane tank "Snipey" at Lytham-St-Annes is pre 1900. If you are including British built locos abroad, there is an ancient Bayer-Peacock 2-2-2 at Gavle, Sweden, a Robt. Stephenson 0-4-2 in Norway and another Stephenson at Mulhouse, France.
     
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    Met No23 in the LT museum at Covent Garden?
     
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    yes Pontyberem is 1900 although you could argue that is nineteenth century as the first century was presumably year 1 to 100 and thus 19th would be 1801 to 1900 (pedantic hat off)

    Margaret you have listed as North Pembrok rly no2

    L&Y rly class 27 already listed
     
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    Lewin no 18 040 st built 1877 worked at Seaham harbour now at Beamish

    Colin
     
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    For the Liverpool & Manchester Rly only parts of the original Novelty survive but were incorporated into a replica. You could say that only parts of Rocket survive, although there are far more of them and they're far more substantial bits.
     
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    Furness Railway No 115; probably a lot more complete than OW&W 252!
    Mersey Railway No1 is not in the UK.
     
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    I already did argue that
     
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    I'm surprised no-one has mentioned Wigan Coal & Iron "Lindsay".
     
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    Missed that post I'm afraid.
     
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    Beyer-Peacock 1827(?), the works shunter.....
     
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    Of course it was.

    But nobody would listen to those of us trying to point out that 2000 was the last year of the 20th century and the Millenium was being celebrated a year too soon.
     
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    Maybe, but it makes discussion about relative numbers easier if you define the decades as e.g. 1820 - 1829; 1830 - 1839 etc., which means finishing in 1899 - the reason I'm interested is to test a hypothesis for a discussion currently underway on the railway, for which I want to be certain of my facts.

    Thanks for all the suggestions; do keep them coming. I'm away from home at the mo. but will incorporate the suggestions and update the main list later tonight with any luck.

    Tom
     

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