45163 Restoration Group

 

Archive Photographs

Summer 1971 at Barry, this serves as a good reminder of just how many engines there were
at Barry, most of which have been saved. 45163 can be seen on the left hand side of the photo.
(Photo: Brian Pearce)

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45163 at Winwick working hard as it leaves Warrington with a mixed freight in 1964.
(Photo: Jim Carter - by kind permission of Rail Photoprints)

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45163 on an 8 coach stopping passenger train waiting to leave Largs station some
time between June 1961 and July 1963. Note the chalked on Caley route indicator on
the smokebox door. (Photo: Sid Rickard - by kind permission of Rail Photoprints)

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45163 on a down freight near Abington on 2 January 1965. (Photo: J. L. Stevenson)

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45163 on a north bound goods at Carstairs on 15 May 1964. (Photo: Derek Cross)

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45163 on a north bound goods at Abington on 16 May 1964. (Photo: Derek Cross)

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45163 sandwiched between 'Duchess' No 46245 City of London, and class 4 tank
No 42426. It is thought they were all 'fresh off works' and have been on a running in trip
along the Shrewsbury line. (Photo: Neville Davies)

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45163 on a freight at Chester, again the date is unknown.

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45163 at Holbeck shed on 13 October 1963. 45163 is at the back on the far left of the picture.

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Another colour photo of 45163 at Kilmarnock, date unknown.

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Another rare colour photo of 45163 on the same date, train and location as the black
and white image below. (Photo: Michael Mensing)

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45163 on a down fitted freight of Presflo Aluminium wagons, for British Aluminium Co
via Ballachulish, east of Connel Ferry on 24 May 1960.
(Photo: Michael Mensing)

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45163 passing Low Gill with a northbound mixed traffic train on 6th July 1963.
(Photo: Gerald Robinson)

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5163 in LMS livery at Balornock on 30 August 1947, note the unusual high position
of the numbers on the cabside
. (Photo: J. L. Stevenson)

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45163 at Corkerhill on 22 June 1964. (Photo: J. L. Stevenson)

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45163 at Corkerhill on 27 January 1952. (Photo: J. L. Stevenson)

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45163 at Corkerhill M.P.D., date unknown. (Photo: J. L. Stevenson)

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45163 on shed at Carlisle Kingmoor on 23 April 1953. (Photo: J. L. Stevenson)

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45163 near Wishaw on 2 January 1965. (Photo: Hamish Stevenson)

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A rare photo of 5163 with snowplough fitted at Inverness circa 1936.
(Photo: Mike Morant collection)

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5163 on a Birmingham to Euston train at Kilburn in 1935.

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45163 coming off shed

 45163 coming off shed at (Carlisle Kingmoor) at Etterby on 13 March 1965. (Photo: Humphrey Davies)

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45163 at Springburn

45163 on the 11.00 Windermere to Crewe service at Springs Branch Jct on 3 May 1965.

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45163 on a freight

 45163 on a down fitted freight near Yealand Conyers Village, north of Carnforth on
6 July 1963.
(Photo: Michael Mensing)

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45163 at Preston

A rare colour photograph of 45163 on a passenger train south of Preston, near Leyland.
This shot was taken near Skew Bridge Signalbox where the avoiding lines seperate on the
southern approach to Preston Station. About 1/2 a mile beyond the skew bridge, seen in
the background, is Farington Curve Junction, where the ELR lines branch off the WCML.
(Many thanks for the additional local information provided by Niall Topping)

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45163 at Oban 

45163 leaving Oban station on the 9.30am to Glasgow (Buchanan Street) on
25 May 1960. 
(Photo: Michael Mensing)

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45163 Nr St Rollox signalbox 14th April 1956. (Photo © J. A. Peden) 

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45163 at Barry

45163 at Barry in 1987 awaiting loading onto a low loader and departure
to its first restoration base at Hull Dairycotes.