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Worksplate, North British Locomotive Company Glasgow No 21893 of 1918, brass diamond shaped. Ex Robinson GCR 2-8-0 the design which was adopted by the Railway Operating Division as their standard freight loco during the First World War. It was ex-works in May 1918 and was originally ROD No.1916. Following purchase by the LNER it was classified 04/3 and renumbered 6518 and then 3807 and under BR became 63807. It was later rebuilt by BR as an O4/8. Post-1948 it was at Mexborough, Langwith Junction and Colwick but by 1957 it had become a resident of Frodingham from where it was withdrawn in September 1964. It was scrapped by Smith of Ecclesfield in January 1965.

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Auction: November 2011 , Lot: 312
Sold for: £340
Worksplate, North British Locomotive Company