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LMS Fowler Class 3F 0-6-0T  7279/47279
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No: 16119   Contributor: Peter Langsdale   Year: 2012   Manufacturer: Vulcan Foundry Ltd   Country: England
LMS Fowler Class 3F 0-6-0T 7279/47279

"Jinty" photographed in the exhibition shed at Oxenhope, KWVR, on 13 December 2012.
The design was based on rebuilds by Henry Fowler of the Midland Railway 2441 Class introduced in 1899 by Samuel Waite Johnson. These rebuilds featured a Belpaire firebox and improved cab. 422 Jinties were built between 1924 and 1930, with it being just one of the Midland designs perpetuated by LMS. They were built by the ex-L&YR Horwich Works and the private firms Bagnall's, Beardmores, Hunslet, North British and the Vulcan Foundry.
7279 was built by Vulcan Foundry in August 1924, and withdrawn in December 1966. Its boiler ticket has expired so it is unable to steam at present.
Picture added on 10 January 2013 at 10:43
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Keighley and Worth Valley Railway, England
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After LMS and LMR service with BR, this locomotive was bought by Woodham Brothers, and arrived at their scrapyard in Barry, South Wales, in 1967. After 12 years rusting away in the scrapyard, No 47279 arrived at Haworth in 1979. It was retired from service on 23 July 2011 upon the expiry of its '10 year' boiler ticket.

Added by Peter Langsdale on 14 January 2013.
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