GER locomotives - MikeMorant
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Ex-GER Holden designed J69/1 class 0-6-0T no. 68619 was something of a celebrity as it will forever be remembered as the immaculately turned out Liverpool Street station pilot engine as depicted here on 22/4/60. 68619 was a Stratford allocated engine from at least as far back as 1935 and would be withdrawn from there in October 1961.
Two additional notes: I used to walk through Liverpool St. station twice every weekday lunchtime from July1961 and never thought to take a picture of it and I also noted whilst researching this loco that I think it was BR brandedlater than any other loco in my negatives collection in June 1953.