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45305 at York NRM

45305 is working special steam excursions from York 2011-2012. It was built in 1937 by Armstrong Whitworth Company in Newcastle.

The Stanier 4-6-0 'Black Fives' designed for passenger trains and express freight trains (mixed traffic 5MT rating).

Technical detail specifications of locomotive 45305/5305: Boiler pressure of 45305/5305: 225 lbf/sq.in., Weight of 45305/5305: loco 72.1 tons, tender 53.7 tons, Wheel diameter of 45305/5305: 3' 3'', 6' 0", Valve gear of 45305/5305: Walschaerts piston valves, Cylinders (diameter x stroke) of 45305/5305: 18" x 28" (O), Tractive effort of 45305/5305: 25450 lbf., BR Power classification of 45305/5305: Class 5MT

 

The driving wheels and link motion of 45305

 

 

45305 on its way to haul a special steam excursion train

 

45305 on the turntable in York NRM

 

Great Central Railway - GCR workshops and shed yard at Loughborough: An ex LMS/BR locos under reconstruction-rebuilding-restoration in the works near Loughborough Central station. Stanier 'Black Five' 4-6-0 Class 5MT locomotive 45305. 45305 is ex LMS 5305 and built by Armstrong Whitworth and Company in Newcastle in 1937

 

The boiler and smoke box of 45305 at Loughborough works (Sept. 2017)

 

Patricia Gallagher sent me these images of steam locomotive 45305 being transported through Bradford (opposite Great Horton Library) on the 25th of April 2013.

Has the passerby noticed the load on the transporter lorry?

 

In this photograph 45305 it carries the name "ALDERMAN A. E. DRAPER", and therein lies a tale! The yard of Albert Drapers and Sons Ltd, Hull, broke up 742 ex BR steam locomotives and 45305 would have been the 743rd. Albert Draper decided the best cleanest looking locomotive left should be preserved and restored to full working order and this happened to be 45305. So many thanks Mr Draper as 45305 is still running today and probably in a lot better shape than when it was 'retired' from British Railways in 1968.

 

Those were the days of the Black Fives!

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A very grubby 'Black Five' steam locomotive, but still working in 1966 !!!

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See also

BR 44767 GEORGE STEPHENSON Locomotive LMS/BR Stanier Black Five

BR 44806 Steam Locomotive LMS/BR Stanier Black Five

BR 44871 SOVEREIGN Locomotive LMS/BR Stanier Black Five

BR 44932 Steam Locomotive LMS/BR Stanier Black Five

BR 45000 LMS 5000 Locomotive LMS/BR Stanier Black Five

BR 45110 RAF BIGGIN HILL Locomotive LMS/BR Stanier Black Five

BR 45212 ROY 'CORKY' BROWN Locomotive LMS/BR Stanier Black Five

BR 45231 THE SHERWOOD FORESTER Locomotive LMS/BR Stanier Black Five

BR 45407 Locomotive THE LANCASHIRE FUSILIER  LMS/BR Stanier Black Five

BR 45428 ERIC TREACY Locomotive LMS/BR Stanier Black Five

BR 45491 Locomotive LMS 5491 Stanier Black Five

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