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0-6-0ST steam locomotive "Brookes No. 1"

[Made In Leeds]

Brookes No. 1


Built 1941, at Leeds
Weight 27 tons 18 cwt
Length over buffers 24' 1" (approx 7.3 m)
Driving wheels 3' 4" diameter (approx 102 cm)
Cylinders 2 (inside), 14" diameter (approx 355 mm)
Previously worked Brookes Chemical Co., Halifax
Entered collection Purchased by an MRT member from the Peak Railway Society in 1991, and then by the MRT in 2013 with support from the Heritage Lottery Fund
Current status Operational. Details of its recent restoration are given in the pages Overhaul of "Brookes No. 1"


More details of this locomotive are given in our stockbook.

Go on to steam locomotive S14: Manning Wardle 1210.

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