The Saddle Tank
built in 1901 by Messrs, Hudswell and Clarke of Leeds, is the sole survivor of a batch of six they introduced into service.
The locomotive, a little green 0-4-0 saddle tank
, was kept in beautiful condition by its regular driver at the time, Jimmy McIvor.
There is also Charles, a saddle tank
locomotive, one of the 'main line' engines used at Penrhyn Quarry.
Dubbed an 'austerity' engine, the saddle tank
train was built in Newcastle at Robert Stephenson and Hawthorn's Forth Banks workshops in 1944 as part of the war effort and was immediately put to work in Ashington.
Member for Kiama Gareth Ward offered the cheque to the museum, which be used to rebuild the saddle tank
(water storage tank).
The little 0-4-0 saddle tank
, built in 1918, spent its life as the Vulcan works shunter, moving rolling stock at the plant which opened in 1832 and closed in 2002.
16 SEE the famous train from The Railway Children at Locomotion in Durham This huge museum has more than 50 trains including the world's first tilting train, the APT-E, and the saddle tank
engine used in the original film of The Railway Children.
over-the-road saddle tank
was installed and fuel lines hooked up.
Mike,from Llangollen,has spent the past six years restoring the 46- ton former industrial saddle tank
The Bagnall two-foot gauge saddle tank
engine is one of only seven remaining in the country.
This was taken from the cab of the little green saddle tank
loco No 66 'Charles Nelson' when I had a ride across the viaduct thanks to the kindness of the driver, Jimmy McIvor, seen here applying the brakes on the coal trucks.
Just one of those pictured here is the first of the company's locomotives, Cadbury No 1, a 0-4-0 saddle tank
, at its waterside warehouse in the early years of the 20th century.