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Worksplate Great Central Ry Builders Gorton Works 1921 Manchester, oval brass 10.5 x 6.75 inches. Stamped on rear 1347, this rare plate is one of only three ex LNER Robinson 4-6-0 B6 Class locomotives, originally numbered 5052 then in 1946 renumbered 1329, finally 1347. Allocated new to Woodford Halse for work on the Great Central main line, all three moved to Gorton and then Sheffield. Final shed was Ardsley from where withdrawal took place in March 1947 before nationalisation. Face only restored.

Category:  Worksplates Steam
Auction: March 2016 , Lot: 212
Sold for: £850
Worksplate Great Central Ry Builders Gorton Works

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