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 locomotive makers plate of Class S160 no. 6046. S160 class locomotive 6046 is privately owned by Grieg Wilson who had 6046 restored to working order. 6046 is an example of the so-called Liberty Engines built for the US Department of Defence, for use in the UK and Europe during and immediately after the World War II. Around 800 came to the UK in the build-up to D-Day, many working on the LNER lines before they were shipped to Europe after ‘D Day’ to work on various Continental railways. S160 6046 never actually came to the UK because it was shipped directly from the US to liberated France after the D-Day successes were 6046 worked all over France, into Italy and eventually was used by MAV (Hungarian Railway) Stock with the locomotive number 411.144.

Technical detail specifications of locomotive Class S160: Boiler pressure of Class S160: 225 lbf/sq.in., Weight of Class S160 locomotive: 73.0 tons, S160 tender 52.1 tons, Wheel diameter of Class S160: 3' 2", 4' 9'', Valve gear of Class S160: Walschaerts, piston valves, Cylinders (diameter x stroke) of Class S160: 19" x 26" (O), Tractive effort of Class S160:  31490 lbf., Power classification of Class S160: ?, Route availability of S160 locomotives RA ?

S160 locomotive 6046

Goathland station, 80136 leading S160 6046 with a double-header in the NYMR Autumn Welsh Steam Gala 2016 with a train for Pickering.

 

A smokey S160 locomotive 6046 enters Goathland station after climbing up the bank with a Grosmont to Pickering train, and hauling the restored LNER teak carriages, in all a very splendid sight!.

 

USA Class S160 locomotive 6046 pulling coaching stock into Grosmont station during its visit to the North Yorkshire Moors Railway in the summer of 2013.

 

The S160 2-8-0 freight locomotives were a standard Baldwin design used by the US Army Transportation Corps (USATC), and shipped to Britain during World War II in large numbers (~800 built from 1942-1943) prior to the invasion of France in 1944 and were used by all four of Britain's main railway companies (GWR, SR, LMS and LNER). They were built by Lima Locomotive Works Inc. Lima, Ohio, USA, the American Locomotive Company (US and Canada) and the Baldwin Locomotive Works, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

 

USA Class S160 locomotive 6046 is owned by the Churnet Valley Railway. 6046 was built in 1945 by the US Baldwin Locomotive Company (works no. BLW 72080). Class 160 locomotive 6046 worked on the MAV (Hungarian state Railways loco 411.144) after World War II

 

Portrait of USA Class S160 locomotive 6046 at Grosmont station on the NYMR

 

The driving cab and 8-wheeled tender of the USA Class S160 locomotive 6046 (silver-steel numbers) and U S A (USA) markings.

 

The pistons and valve gear of USATC Class S160 locomotive 6046

 

The 2-8-0 wheel arrangement of USATC Class S160 locomotive 6046

 

S160 6046 leaving Grosmont with an NYMR train for Pickering

 

USA Class S160 locomotive 6046 enters Grosmont station on the NYMR with a train from Pickering.

 

S160 loco 6046 entering Goathland station with a train from Pickering on the NYMR

 

S160 6046 at the back of Grosmont locomotive depot (August 2016).


S160 locomotive 2253

USA heavy freight locomotive US Army Class S160 loco number 2253 was a United States Army Transportation 2-8-0 locomotive built in 1943 at The Baldwin Locomotive Works, Philadelphia, USA (works no. BLW 69496). Here stored at Grosmont on the NYMR heritage railway line.

 

 It initially worked on the LNER but after D day she was shipped to France and eventually worked on the PKP (Polish Railways) as locomotive number Ty203-288 until its return to North Yorkshire.

 

S160 2253 was stored near Grosmont sheds on the NYMR (who own it), I am assured by a boiler shop worker that it will steam again!

 

Its nice to report that Class S160 locomotive 2253 has bee re-painted and on display in Shildon NRM (Feb. 2015)


Class S160 steam locomotive 5820

S160 5820 in October 2011 at Haworth workshops on the KWVR (not sure why somebody has added a 9 to make it 95820 ?) undergoing a major overhaul and restoration. Class 160 5820 was built in 1945 by the Baldwin Locomotive Works at Lima, Ohio, USA (works no. Lima 8758). 5820 is owned by the Keighley & Worth Valley Railway and came there after working on the PKP (Polish State Railways) after the Second World War and carried the number Ty203-474.

S160locomotive is now fully running on the Keighley & Worth Valley Railway (KWVR)! lots of pictures below

Locomotive S160 5820 pulls into Keighley with a train from Oxenhope (KWVR Steam Gala Feb. 2015).

 

S160 loco 5820 at Keighley station

 

Profile of steam locomotive Class S160 5820, nicknamed 'Big Jim'

 

The cab and tender of S160 loco 5829

 

The cylinders, valve gear and link motion of S160 loco 5820

 

 

Loco 5820 running light through Keighley station (KWVR Steam Gala Feb. 2015).

 

Profile of USATC locomotive 5820

 

Steam engine 5820 waiting to leave from Keighley with a train for Oxenhope on the KWVR heritage railway.

 

 

 

 

160 locomotive 5820 leaves Keighley for Oxenhope (KWVR Steam Gala Feb. 2015).

 

 

(KWVR Steam Gala Feb. 2015).

 

S160 5820 locomotive heading 90733 out of Haworth station with a train for Oxenhope (KWVR Steam Gala Feb. 2015).

 

Later, s160 5820 returning to Haworth with 1054 (KWVR Steam Gala Feb. 2015).

 

S160 steam locomotive 5820 takes on water at Keighley station

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S160 5820 'Big Jim' now attached to 34092 WELLS

 

S160 5820 double heads 34092 out of Keighley station with a train for Oxenhope (KWVR Steam Gala Feb. 2015).

 

 

S160 5820 earning its keep climbing up from Keighley

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