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KCR Steam Locmotive No.23 passing under Chatham Road Bridge

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1948

KCR No. 23 was one of twelve ( Nos 21-32 ) ex  British War Department locomotives shipped to Hong Kong between December 1946 and March 1948 to alleviate the acute shortage of  engines following the end of the 2nd world war. They were phased  out progressively between 1957 and 63 being replaced by twelve diesel locomotives built by Clyde Engineering and General Motors.

KCR Steam Locmotive No.26 on Turntable at Hung Hom

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1947

KCR No. 26 was one of twelve ( Nos 21-32 ) ex  British War Department locomotives shipped to Hong Kong between December 1946 and March 1948 to alleviate the acute shortage of  engines following the end of the 2nd world war. They were phased  out progressively between 1957 and 63 being replaced by twelve diesel locomotives built by Clyde Engineering and General Motors.

KCR Steam Locmotive No.23 leaving Kowloon with mixed local train.

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1948

KCR No. 23 was one of twelve ( Nos 21-32 ) ex  British War Department locomotives shipped to Hong Kong between December 1946 and March 1948 to alleviate the acute shortage of  engines following the end of the 2nd world war. They were phased  out progressively between 1957 and 63 being replaced by twelve diesel locomotives built by Clyde Engineering and General Motors.

 

Preserved Manning-Wardle- Steam Locomotive - Middleton. Railway U.K.

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
2018

This is a preserved steam locomotive (named 'Matthew Murray') on the Middleton Railway in the United Kingdom. it was built in 1902 by the Manning Wardle locomotive factory in Leeds. It is belived to be the same class and model of locomotive ordered by  1901-1902 by John Swire & Sons , 

 

 

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