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2-6-2T steam locomotive "Picton"

[Made In Leeds]



Built 1927, at Leeds
Weight 52 tons 9 cwt (in working order)
Length over buffers 31' 9" (approx 9.7 m)
Driving wheels 3' 7" diameter (approx 109 cm)
Cylinders 2 (outside), 16" diameter (approx 405 mm)
Previously worked Usine Sainte Madeleine sugar plantation, Trinidad
Entered collection Purchased by an MRT member from Usine Sainte Madeleine in 2002, and then by the MRT in 2013 with support from the Heritage Lottery Fund
Current status Awaiting conservation, supported by the Heritage Lottery Fund:  more details are given in the pages Conserving "Picton"


More details of this locomotive are given in our stockbook.

Go on to steam locomotive S17: Hunslet 1684.

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