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Photo of 35005 Canadian Pacific at Eastleigh
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No: 10083   Contributor: Marcel Gommers / John Southall   Year: 2009   Manufacturer: Eastleigh Works   Country: England
Photo of 35005 Canadian Pacific at Eastleigh

Merchant Navy class 4-6-2 35005 Canadian Pacific at the Eastleigh Works Centenary Celebrations.
35005 was built at Eastleigh in 1941.
The Merchant Navy's were larger than either West Country or Battle of Britain these two being exactly the same but split into 2 classes because of the names given to them.
See picture #10080 for name plate close up.

Photo courtesy of Mike Digby

Picture added on 02 January 2011 at 20:36
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Eastleigh Works Centenary 2009, England
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See picture #6155 for more details of this locomotive.
The first of the light Pacific locomotives mentioned were the West Country class, intended for use on the western region of the Southern Railway. These were followed by the Battle of Britain class for use in Kent.

Added by Peter Langsdale on 03 January 2011.
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