LBSCR tank engines - MikeMorant
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Former LBSCR E1/R 0-6-2 radial tank no. 2697 shunting at Exeter Central station on 2/9/50. Built as an E1 0-6-0T in October 1876, no. 2697 was rebuilt to this form in January 1929 and would be forever associated with banking duties between the two main stations at Exeter. Withdrawal at Exmouth junction came in November 1959.
[Mike Morant collection]