GWR Unknown Hawksworth 4000 gallon 8ft 6in wide

GWR Unknown Hawksworth 4000 gallon 8ft 6in wide


Present Location Didcot
Designed For GWR
Type & Original Water Capacity Hawksworth 4000 gallon 8ft 6in wide
Original Coal Capacity (tons) 7
Chassis Type Hawksworth 3 axle
Wheelbase 7ft 6in + 7ft 6in
Gauge 4ft 8 1/2in
Allocated To 1014 GWR County class 4-6-0
Present Number Unknown
Owner Great Western Preservations Ltd
Status Under construction
Notes New build tender under construction at present. It incorporates a modified ladder frame from a late Collett chassis and other GWR standard parts. It will have a water capacity of approximately 4400 gallons. Frames had been assembled and wheeled by 2016. Steelwork for the tank was prepared by Richard Goodman Engineering Works, final assembly of the tank undertaken at the Great Western Society, Didcot and was largely complete by autumn 2022.
Date Record Last Updated 18/09/2022



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