Great Central Railwayana Auctions

Auction Catalogue: Great Central Railwayana, 7 March 2020

Great Central Railwayana Auction Sale 276, Auction Lot 421
Lot 421 A worksplate, VULCAN FOUNDRY, 5250, 1945, from a War Department Austerity 2-8-0 built to Ministry of Supply order in April 1945, WD No 79307. After a period in store it was purchased by BR in December 1949 and entered traffic as No 90728 in August 1950 at Sowerby Bridge. It moved the following November to Farnley Junction where it remained until withdrawal on 9 December 1963 and was cut up at Darlington Works. Cast brass, 9¾"x5¾", the front repainted, a rim dent to the left. £100-200
 This lot sold for £160.