Photo Album
National Coal Board, Bedlay Colliery No. 9 Coatbridge, Lanarkshire
Photo Copyright © Roly Williams
Another view of this Leeds built engine which worked for the Wemyss Coal Co. and the National Coal Board at Bedlay Colliery, Glenboig before preservation.
Photo Copyright © Robin R Beck
Standing in the open leads to shabby, dull paintwork and rust. Here's the effect on this loco. Notice too that the tyres are very worn.
Photo Copyright © Robin R Beck
Centre driving axle.
Photo Copyright © Robin R Beck
Trailing coupled axle and sandbox, badly corroded.
Photo Copyright © Robin R Beck
Much missing from the footplate, but still better than some.
Photo Copyright © Robin R Beck
This is the rusted up state of affairs between the frames. These are the slide bars of the inside cylinders. It seems doubtful that they have received any attention since withdrawal from service.
Photo Copyright © Robin R Beck
The same story applies to the Stephenson Link valve gear. Dry of lubricant, rusty, but at least it's complete.
Photo Copyright © Robin R Beck
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