Bury Standard 4 Group - Restoring 80097 and 46428

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80097 at the Barry Scrapyard

Here you find a collection of photographs showing BR Standard 4 2-6-4T during the Barry Scrapyard Era. 80097 was number 162 of the engines to leave Barry Scrapyard. She was built in December 1954 and withdrawn in July 1965. The engine arrived in January 1966 and left in May 1985 giving a total of 19 years and 4 months inside the yard.

 

The photograph at Barry scrapyard showing four people working on getting the engine ready for transportation to the East Lancashire Railway are, at the front of the locomotive painting the smokebox is John Greenhow in the white boiler suit, John runs the Bury Standard 4 group shop at Bury Bolton Street Station. Keith Savory also in a white boiler suit is on top of the engine painting the fire box, Keith runs the Bury Standard 4 Wagon Group. Graham Thornton standing on a temporary constructed platform is painting the side tank of the engine, Graham is still a leading light on the East Lancashire Railway Preservation Society and Nathan Bolton the son of the late John Bolton is pictured painting the middle section of the boiler cladding.

 

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