Tractacus' photos with the Landore

End of the line

End of the line
BR Doncaster built 204hp 0-6-0 shunter No D.2087 - or whats left of it - stands dumped at Landore (Swansea) on Sun19Mar72.
Withdrawn in June of the previous year, it lingered on until March 1973 when it was cut up. These locos were later classed as 03,…
Added on August 10, 2013

Electric versus hydraulic

Electric versus hydraulic
Long before headlights became the norm, a number of Landore based EE Type 3s were so fitted. Here is 6877 standing nose to nose with Western Type 4 number D1069 'Western Vanguard' at Landore. 6877 was renumbered to 37177 then converted to heavyweight 3788…
Added on August  3, 2013

South Wales traction

South Wales traction
Brush Type 4 number 1923 and EE Type 3 number 6600 stabled at Margam. 1923 went on to become 47246 47644 47756, whilst 6600 became 37300 then 37429.
Sun19Nov72. Scanned
Added on August  3, 2013

Mirror image

Mirror image
Brush Type 4s at Eastleigh. 1774 and 1732 stand face to face. Under the TOPS renumbering scheme, 1774 became, in turn, 47179 47577 47847. 1732 finished up as 47140.
Sat19Feb72. Scanned
Added on August  3, 2013