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Worksplate 'Sir W.G. Armstrong Whitworth & Co (Engineers) Ltd No 1197 1935 Scotswood Works, Newcastle-on-Tyne'. Ex Stanier 4-6-0 Black 5 locomotive originally numbered 5156, later 45156 by British Railways. Named in July 1935 AYRSHIRE YEOMANRY and was one of only 4 Black 5's to carry a name. Allocations include St Rollox, Newton Heath, Bolton, Warrington and Patricroft. Withdrawn from Rose Grove right at the end of steam in August 1968.

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Auction: November 2014 , Lot: 226
Sold for: £1,100
Worksplate 'Sir W.G. Armstrong Whitworth & Co