Great Central Railwayana Auctions

Auction Catalogue: Great Central Railwayana, 4 March 2017

Great Central Railwayana Auction Sale 225, Auction Lot 148
Lot 148 A nameplate, TRIGO, from the LNER A3 Class 4-6-2 No 2595 built at Doncaster, Works No 1731, in February 1930 and named after the racehorse owned by Mr W. Barnett which won the 1929 Derby and St Leger. Renumbered 84 in 1946, it became BR 60084. Always a North Eastern Area engine, it was allocated new to Gateshead, moving in 1943 to Heaton, back to Gateshead in 1945, then in 1949 to Neville Hill where it spent fourteen years before a final year back at Gateshead. Withdrawn from Gateshead on 23 November 1964, it was sold for scrap to Hughes Bolckow at Blyth, received there on 21 January 1965. Cast brass 56½" long, the front repainted. The plate is presented on and sold with a wooden splasher. £8000-10000
 This lot sold for £7000.