railway locomotives

West Ham United Replica loco plate

Small brass replica of the plate that would have been on the side of the West Ham steam locomotive in the 1960s. They would have been sold to many railway enthusiasts.


From Newham Heritage & Archives collection

West Ham United Replica loco plate

Decapod

 


Decapod was built at Stratford Railway Works in 1902 and held several records: it was the most powerful locomotive constructed for any British railway up to that time; the first ten-coupled engine ever seen in this country; and the only 0-10-0 tank engine to work our railways. 

Decapod

Flying Scotsman

Flying Scotsman at Stratford in November, 1984. 4472 conveyed the late Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother to open the (now closed) North Woolwich Old Station Museum.

Flying Scotsman

Loco Makers Plate PLA 52

Brass Makers Plate from PLA Loco no 52, manufactured in 1915 by Hudswell Clarke & Co Ltd No 1155, Leeds. This loco is pictured with  goods wagons, at the North Side of Victoria Docks, in the photo titled Dock Railways (3) 


Part of Newham Heritage & Archives collection

Loco Makers Plate PLA 52

Loco Plate PLA 52

Brass No Plate from PLA Loco no 52 manufactured in 1915 by Hudswell Clarke & Co Ltd, Leeds. This loco is pictured with  goods wagons, at the North Side of Victoria Docks, in the photo titled Dock Railways (3)  


Part of Newham Heritage and Archives collection

Loco Plate PLA 52

Snifter Valve

Claude Snifter valve from London & North Eastern Railway locomotive No. 8845.  

Snifter Valve

Stratford Railway Works - Locomotive & Crew (3)

The Railway Works were the hub of the busy Suburban "Jazz" Services.

Stratford Railway Works -  Locomotive & Crew (3)

Beckton Gas Works - railway (6)

Beckton Roundhouse and Locomotives.


This was one of three running sheds built to house the Works' own locomotives. It had eight tracks radiating out from a central turntable. Three of the 40 engines belonging to the company can be seen resting from their labours and these attest the varietyand types of locomotives in use the Company. (For more details about these see Beckton  Gas Works - railway (3))

Beckton Gas Works - railway (6)
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