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Superior at Whipsnade Zoo
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No: 7337   Contributor: John Southall   Year: 2009   Manufacturer: Kerr & Stuart   Country: England
Superior at Whipsnade Zoo

16th August 2009 at Whipsnade Zoo, yes Zoo, this is "Superior". It appears to be a 0-6-2T but I am not sure about that.
It has to be oil fired, no room for any coal.
Some of the gradients at the zoo are quite sharp making for some great sound effects.
Picture added on 27 August 2009 at 07:30
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"Superior" is an 0-6-2T Baretto Class steam locomotive, built by Kerr Stuart in 1920, works number 4034. It was built new for the Bowaters Paper Railway and arrived at Whipsnade in 1970.
The railway gauge is 2 ft 6 in (762 mm).

Added by Peter Langsdale on 27 August 2009.
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