SP9427 : Leighton Buzzard Railway - Brigadelok

taken 2 months ago, near to Heath and Reach, Bedfordshire, Great Britain

Leighton Buzzard Railway - Brigadelok
Leighton Buzzard Railway - Brigadelok
This was built of one of c2500 standard German Army locomotives (Brigadelok). It is an 0-8-0T by Krauss & Co of Marsfeld, Munich. It has radial axles to allow it to negotiate tight bends. It is works No. 7455 of 1918 and is unlikely to have seen much war service. It was later used in France at a sugar refinery until 1964 and a sand quarry until 1968. It is intended to return it to working order alongside other WWI survivors.
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Date Taken
Saturday, 30 September, 2017   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 15 October, 2017
Geographical Context
Railways 
Primary Subject of Photo
Railway Locomotive 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SP 9407 2746 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:56.2623N 0:37.9826W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SP 9408 2745
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Northwest (about 315 degrees)
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Leighton Buzzard  Narrow Gauge Steam Locomotive  Narrow Gauge Railway 

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