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71000 Duke of Gloucester, BR 8P Pacific
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No: 6264   Contributor: Peter Langsdale   Year: 2009   Manufacturer: BR Crewe   Country: England
71000 Duke of Gloucester, BR 8P Pacific

Photographed entering Bridgnorth station on a wet Sunday morning, 8 March 2009.
Magnificently restored from the heap of bits I saw at Loughborough about 20-30 years ago! The Severn Valley Steam Gala weekend was this first opportunity I had to see this, which I believe is now the most powerful steam locomotive in Britain.
Picture added on 09 March 2009
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Severn Valley Railway, England
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Built with Caprotti valve gear at BR Crewe Works in 1954.

Added by Peter Langsdale on 29 August 2011.
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