Unseen Steam Features

Two of the ‘02’ class 0-4-4Ts sent to the Isle of Wight — Nos W21 and W36 — stand outside the shed at St John’s Road in January 1963.
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William Adams (1823-1904) had been locomotive superintendent of the North London Railway (1858-1873) and Great Eastern Railway (1873-1878) prior to his appointment as locomotive superintendent of the London & South Western Railway. He held the position for 17 years before his retirement in 1895. During his career with the LSWR, 524 locomotives were built to his design. At the time that he was locomotive superintendent, the LSWR’s main workshops were at Nine Elms and the site there was... more

Two of the ‘02’ class 0-4-4Ts sent to the Isle of Wight — Nos W21 and W36 — stand outside the shed at St John’s Road in January 1963.

William Adams (1823-1904) had been locomotive superintendent of the North London Railway (1858-...

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