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

Route :

Loco Route
?? (1) ??? - ???

Notes :
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 Narramore

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