Hornby R3680

PO, Charity Colliery, Peckett W4 Class, 0-4-0ST, 'Forest No. 1' - Era 2

Manufacturer catalogue image

Prototype Era
Era 2 (1875 to 1922) Pre-grouping


Brand:
Hornby
Product Code:
R3680
Category:
Steam locomotives
RRP:
£99.99
The Peckett W Class was a classic, late Victorian, four-coupled, medium range, industrial saddletank that comprised six separate variations, from the W2 of 1884 to the W7 of 1938. Locomotives were built at the Atlas Engine Works in St. George, Bristol, Peckett & Sons Ltd having taken over the business established there by Fox, Walker & Company in 1880. Peckett steam locos, noted for their fine rivet work on the cabs and tanks and the generous use of brass and copperwork, continued to be built at Atlas Works until June 12, 1958. Describing their core market as 'Colleries, Ironworks, Contractors Tinplate Works etc.' Peckett took pride in turning their locos out in a lined Works livery and utilised many standard components in their construction, however the nature of the locomotives

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