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Ivatt Class J52 0-6-0ST tank engine

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Ivatt design for the Great Northern Railway (GNR Class 13) Class J13 0-6-0ST saddle tank design built in 1899, GNR No 1247, LNER Class J52 4247 and 8846, Ex British Railways (BR) number 68846. Photographed in Shildon NRM

Technical detail specifications of locomotive 68846/1247: Boiler pressure of 68846/1247: 170 lbf/sq.in., Weight of 68846/1247:  51.7 tons, Wheel diameter of 68846/1247: 4' 8'', Valve gear of 68846/1247: Stephenson slide valves, Cylinders (diameter x stroke) of 68846/1247: 18" x 26" (I), Tractive effort of 68846/1247: 21740 lbf., BR Power classification of 68846/1247: Class 3F, Route availability RA 5

 

68846 in British Railways BR livery (see also painted as GNR 1247 below).

 

68846 repainted in Great Northern Railway GNR livery as locomotive 1247

 

 

BR 68846/GNR 1247 was built as locomotive 4492 at the Sharp, Stewart & Co. Limited ATLAS WORKS in Glasgow in 1899

 

The original makers brass plate for 1247 and the 'refurbishment' plate for 68846

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