Lot 50 C/I Steam Locomotive Smokebox Number plate "45407". As carried by a Stanier designed ex LMS Class 5MT 4-6-0 built by Armstrong Whitworth, Newcastle upon Tyne in September 1937. Allocations included Sheffield Grimesthorpe, Sheffield Millhouses, Derby, Saltley, Kentish Town, Nottingham, Burton, Speke Jct and Lostock Hall from where it was withdrawn in August 1968. Purchased for preservation directly from BR this loco is owned by Ian Riley (ELR) and is currently in running order and is one of the two resident famous 'Black Fives' that currently haul thousands of tourists on "The Jacobite" between Fort William and Mallaig. Restored front and back. Ex-loco bottom edge.

Guide: £400-600


  Lot sold for £1100 (PB 500)