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After 2nd World War the Southern Region needed to replace some of its older shunting locomotives so it bought 13 Class USA USATC designed (US Army Transportation Corps) USA 0-6-0 tank engines. SR 72 BR 30072 was built at the Vulcan Foundry in 1943 and was of the USA 0-6-0T engines bought by the Southern Railway.

72 WORTH VALLEY, which worked at Southampton Docks before ending up at Guildford depot prior to 'scrapping'.

Technical detail specifications of locomotive 72 30072: Boiler pressure of 72 30072: 210 lbf/sq.in., Weight of 72 30072:  46.5 tons, Wheel diameter of 72 30072: 4' 6'', Valve gear of 72 30072: , Cylinders (diameter x stroke) of 72 30072: 161/2" x 24" (O), Tractive effort of 72 30072: 21600 lbf., BR Power classification of 72 30072: Class 3F, Route availability RA ?

 

Steam locomotive 72 (30072) is currently on display in the Oxenhope museum, unfortunately requiring extensive firebox repairs and a major overhaul, so it may be some time before we see it in action again.

 

Front view of steam locomotive 72 WORTH VALLEY (30072)

 

Rear view of 72 WORTH VALLEY (30072), 41241, which worked the re-opening special of the KWVR heritage railway in 1968.

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