Semaphores and Steam | 63594

LNER Thompson O1 2-8-0 no 63594

  • Built November 1911 as GCR & ROD Robinson O4 class
  • Withdrawn from 41H Staveley GC April 1964
  • Disposal October 1964

Thompson rebuilt 58 locos from 1944 onwards with '100A' ('B1' type) boilers, side window cabs, Walschaert valve gear and raised running plates. Classified O1 they they had a close resemblance to 'B1' class.

 More information on this class can be found at http://www.lner.info/locos/O/o1thompson.shtml