Great Central Railwayana Auctions

Auction Catalogue: Great Central Railwayana, 3 June 2017

Great Central Railwayana Auction Sale 229, Auction Lot 246
Lot 246 A worksplate, ANDREW BARCLAY, 859, 1900, from a 0-4-0ST new to Langloan Iron & Chemical Co. Coatbridge, Lanarkshire, which closed in 1921. Taken over (with loco) in 1938 by Thos. W. Ward Ltd as a wagon repair depot. Sold to the War Department in 1942, becoming WD 222, later 70222 SAPPER at Weedon Technical Stores Depot, Northants. Sold February 1949 to Abelson (Engineers) Ltd, Sheldon, Birmingham for use as a hire locomotive. Sold July 1952 to Joseph Perrin, Haulage Contractor, Birkenhead, where it was named VULCAN. Sold for scrap January 1964 to Robert Smith & Sons, Birkenhead. Cast brass, 16¾"x11¾", in ex loco condition. £400-500
 This lot sold for £400.