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GCR 4-4-0 Director class 506 Butler Henderson
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No: 3912   Contributor: Peter Langsdale   Year: 2004   Manufacturer: Unknown   Country: England
GCR 4-4-0 Director class 506 Butler Henderson

Photographed on 6 February 2004 at the National Railway Museum, York. When I was a schoolboy in Lincoln I often saw this locomotive (in dirty black BR livery) at St Mark's Station (now long since demolished) on trains to and from Newark and Nottingham. About 40 years later I saw it in these colours at Loughborough, and had no idea it had been rescued and was in steam again! That was a very happy day for me.
Picture added on 09 July 2008
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National Railway Museum, York and Shildon, England
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i love 4-4-0s this one reminds me of the stirling

Added by Gregory on 29 August 2008.
This locomotive carried the train through to Derby regularly and was a common sight passing through Trent Junction. Memories of England from a Canadian near Niagara Falls

Added by Ian Lawrence on 14 May 2010.
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