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Nameplate HECATE ex Kent & East Sussex Railway 0-8-0T built by Hawthorn Leslie in 1904 as works number 2587 and delivered new to the K&ESR and numbered 4. After initial service it was loaned to the East Kent Light Railway from 1917 to 1919 to work at Tilmanstone Colliery. At 53 tons she was too heavy for the lightly laid section from Robertsbridge to Rolvenden and was used occasionally on the northern section. to the Southern Railway in 1932 in exchange for another locomotive and two boilers and numbered SR 949. It saw use at 70A Nine Elms until being withdrawn in March 1950 and scrapped. Rectangular cast brass in original condition. Measures 22.5in x 4.25in.

Category:  Nameplates Steam
Auction: March 2022, Lot: 500
Sold for: GBP£4,200
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