1st October 1966
Industrial Railway Society
(Finedon No.6 Pit Farewell Tour)
|Locos Used||86 (?Peckett 1871 of 1934?) & 87|
|Stock Used||at least 4x open wagons|
|?? (1)||??? - ???|
(1) Peter Narramore comments that the train was top-n-tailed by 86 & 87 throughout, adding: 'Empty ironstone wagons were not the cleanest or most comfortable way to travel in the pouring rain'.
(2) Further details are required of this outing. A published photo shows loco no.86 (believed to be Peckett 1871 of 1934) crossing Finedon Road, Wellingborough, on what was described as a farewell tour of the last open quarry; Finedon No.6 Pit - understood to have been part of Wellingborough Iron Works.
Source : Jude Marriott, Gary Thornton & Peter
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