SO0612 : Brecon Mountain Railway - Sybil

taken 3 years ago, near to Pontsticill, Merthyr Tydfil/Merthyr Tudful, Great Britain

Brecon Mountain Railway - Sybil
Brecon Mountain Railway - Sybil
Sybil is an 0-4-0 saddle tank loco, built by Hunslet Engine Co of Leeds in 1903, works No.827 and used at Pen-Yr-Orsedd Slate Quarry, Nantlle near Caernarfon, North Wales until 1959. She was purchased in 1963 and rebuilt, being used to haul the trains from Pant in 1980. Out of use since 1981, Sybil was restored in 2012; requiring extensive work on the boiler before she was serviceable again. She is, however, too small to haul regular trains on the line. This is the Steam Museum at Pontsticill and some of the stationary steam engines are seen along the left hand wall.
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Date Taken
Saturday, 21 June, 2014   (more nearby)
Submitted
Thursday, 11 September, 2014
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts  Railways 
Primary Subject of Photo
Railway Locomotive 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SO 0628 1212 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:47.9906N 3:21.6309W
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OSGB36: geotagged! SO 0628 1212
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South-southeast (about 157 degrees)
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Narrow Gauge Steam Locomotive  Steam Locomotive  Steam Museum  Brecon Mountain Railway 

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