Walsall Wood Colliery Locomotives

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Rather sketchy information about the locomotives at the Coppy Pit,  Walsall Wood, and only one photograph.

Countess of Essex 0-4-0ST Beyer Peacock  1148/1872.  Originally George Meakin & Son, contractor, LNWR Willesden to Kings Langley widening contract, 1871 – 1875; for sale /1874 To Walsall Wood circa 1881. To Pelsall Colliery by 1894

Cannock Wood 0-6-0ST Built by the Lilleshall Company, 1870.  Acquired new by the Cannock & Rugeley Colliery Co.  Sold to Walsall Wood coll 1882.  Scrapped circa 1890.

Pelsall 0-6-0T Built by John Smith of Coven, circa 1865.  Ex Pelsall Iron & Coal Co. Ltd. by 1893.  Scrapped circa 1918.

Victor 0-6-0T  Built by John Smith of Coven, circa 1865.  Returned from J. Freakley and Co. Ltd. by 1920.  Since scrapped.

05366 Lord Kitchener No.5 K 0-6-0ST 5158-1915 Walsall WoodNo.5  Lord Kitchener 0-6-0ST Kitson 5158/1915.  Acquired new.  Still at Walsall Wood in 1962, since scrapped.

No.6 Lord French 0-6-0ST  Kitson  5171/1916.  Acquired new.  Scrapped at Walsall Wood 1948.

2 responses to “Walsall Wood Colliery Locomotives

  1. My granddad drove the Lord Kitchener at walsall wood.

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