Great Central Railwayana Auctions

Auction Catalogue: Great Central Railwayana, 2 December 2017

Great Central Railwayana Auction Sale 237, Auction Lot 89
Lot 89 A worksplate BEYER PEACOCK 6577, 1929 from Central Uruguay Railway S class 2-8-0 No 151, one of a class of three cylinder standard gauge engines which were the mainstay of this British-owned railway's goods service of beef and wheat exports until the end of steam in the early 1980s. The plate itself is one of the earliest examples after Beyer Peacock started to show the progressive (or works) number on the plate. Cast brass 10" x 5¾", the front repainted, the back ex-loco. Mounted on a wooden board with a picture of the loco. £250-400
 This lot sold for £240.