Steam Locomotive 62660 BUTLER-HENDERSON
GCR 506 Ex BR/LNER 4-4-0 Class D11 Improved Director
Heritage & Preserved Steam Locomotive Engines
The Barrow Hill Roundhouse: GCR No. 506 BUTLER-HENDERSON became LNER 5506 or 2660 and was subsequently numbered British Railways locomotive 62660 (which I last saw in Sheffield Darnall locomotive depot in 1959). Worked on the Midland region between London, the Midlands, Sheffield and Manchester.
Technical detail specifications of locomotive 62660/506: Boiler pressure of 62660/506: 180 lbf/sq.in. superheated, Weight of 62660/506: loco 61.2 tons, tender 48.3 tons, Wheel diameter of 62660/506: 3' 6'', 6' 9", Valve gear of 62660/506: Stephenson piston valves, Cylinders (diameter x stroke) of 62660/506: 20" x 26" (I), Tractive effort of 62660/506:19640 lbf., BR Power classification of 62660/506: Class 3P, Route availability RA 6
The Barrow Hill Roundhouse: It is a 4-4-0 Class D11 Improved Director built in 1919 in Gorton Works, Manchester to a design by Robinson for the Great Central Railway (GCR).
A great locomotive Great Central Railway Company
The Barrow Hill Roundhouse: 506 next to 60532
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