Model Loco at Auction

Photo: Bonhams

The Hawthorn Leslie 2-2-2 model with no boiler mentioned in the post dated 4 February failed to reach its reserve price of £2,000. However the model of the Trevithick 1805 Gateshead loco sold for £3,200.

Did You Know?

The NER freight line from Shildon, Co. Durham, to Newport (near Middlesbrough) was electrified in 1915-16 using overhead wires. The system reverted to steam traction in 1935.