NLR locomotives - MikeMorant
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J. C. Park North London tank 58856. Two viewers have kindly written to me to point out that 58856 was one of the NLR tanks nominally allocated to Rowsley and was used on the C&HP throughout her BR lifetime. It's obvious from this photo that she must have had a general overhaul at some time before 1957 but where did that event occur as this shot shows that she's ex-paint shop? And the answer to that question comes from Vic Smith's diligent research: "58856's last heavy general repair before her withdrawl in 1957 was at Bow works from 7/5/1952 thru' 4/7/1952. Vic 's further research confirms my original surmise that the location is, indeed, Devons Road mpd."