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Railway World
September 1968 - Volume 29: Issue 340
the Wemyss Private Railway


Railway World September 1968 Wemyss Private Railway images by D Cross + Michael Fox

The Wemyss Private Railway

Page 410 - 413

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Images in this magazine:

page 410: Barclay 0-6-0T No. 17 Denbeath Washing Plant June 28, 1968. Austerity 0-6-0T No. 16 banked by No. 15 climbs out of Methil Yard on April 17, 1967.

page 411: Barclay Engines No’s 17, 18 and 19 stand at East Wemyss during lunch break on March 16, 1967. Austerity 0-6-0T No. 15 shunts at Methil on September 19, 1963.

page 412: Barclay 0-6-0T No. 19 climbs out of Methil with load of empties on July 11, 1967. WPR Andrew Barclay 0-6-0T No. 17. The WPR spare brake van believed to have been built from a coal wagon, otherwise similar to Midland standard 10 ton design.

page 413: WPR No. 17 starts train out of Methil yard on July 10, 1967. NCB Fife Area Barclay 0-6-0Ts Nos. 10 and 8 (with Giesl ejector) propel a train of metals to the washing plant at Wellesley Colliery on February 27, 1968. WPR 0-6-0T No. 19 heads towards the washing plant at Wellesley Colliery, Buckhaven with a  load of coal from Lochhead Colleiry near Wemyss on April 12, 1968.

WPR Railway World Page 411 September 1968

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