Section 7A.2 - 1967 to 1970

MW2047 at Severn Valley Railway 1967 - 1970

 

 

 

 

 

 

0-6-0ST MW No.2047 of 1926

at SVR Bridgnorth, a month

after arrival from Rugby Cement,

in November 1967.

 

(photo:   David Cooke)

 

 

 

 

 

 

0-6-0ST MW2047 of 1926

At SVR Bridgnorth in

November 1967, just one

month after arrival.

 

(photo:   David Cooke)

 

 

 

 

0-6-0ST MW2047 of 1926

In the loco yard at SVR

Bridgnorth in December 1967.

 

(photo:   David Cooke)

 

 

 

 

0-6-0ST MW No.2047 of 1926

Seen in loco yard at SVR Bridgnorth

in December 1967 just prior to

being dismantled for overhaul

in January 1968. 

 

(photo:   David Cooke)

 

 

 

0-6-0ST MW2047 of 1926

At SVR Bridgnorth in

January 1968 just after

the start of dismantling.

 

(photo:   David Cooke)

 

 

0-6-0ST MW2047 of 1926

In the loco yard at SVR

Bridgnorth in January

1968 after the cab roof

had been removed.

 

(photo:   David Cooke)

 

 

 

 

0-6-0ST MW2047 of 1926

In the loco yard at SVR

Bridgnorth after the cab

roof had been removed.

 

(photo:   David Cooke)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

0-6-0ST MW2047 of 1926

Following removal of cab,

saddletank and boiler

cladding at SVR Bridgnorth

in January 1968.

 

(photo:   David Cooke)

 

 

 

0-6-0ST MW2047 of 1926

In the loco yard at SVR

Bridgnorth in January

1968 after the saddletank

had been lifted off the boiler.

 

(photo:   David Cooke)

 

 

 

0-6-0ST MW2047 of 1926

With boiler exposed after

removal of cladding at SVR

Bridgnorth in February 1968.

 

(photo:   David Cooke)

 

 

 

 

0-6-0ST MW2047 of 1926

Protected from the elements

following dismantling at SVR

Bridgnorth in February 1968.

 

(photo:  David Cooke)

 

 

 

 

0-6-0ST MW2047 of 1926

Cab Roof and boiler cladding

sheets at SVR Bridgnorth in

February 1968.

 

(photo:   David Cooke)

 

 

 

0-6-0ST MW2047 of 1926

Saddletank also painted

in grey primer at SVR

Bridgnorth in March 1968.

 

(photo:   David Cooke)

 

 

 

0-6-0T MW2047 of 1926

With smokebox in grey

primer at SVR Bridgnorth

in March 1968.

 

(photo:   David Cooke)

 

 

 

0-6-0ST MW2047 of 1926

Cab painted in grey

primer at SVR Bridgnorth

in March 1968.

 

(photo:   David Cooke)

 

 

 

 

 

0-6-0ST MW No.2047 of 1926

Partly dismantled with restoration

well in progress at SVR Bridgnorth

in March 1968.       

 

(photo:   David Cooke)

 

 

 

 

 0-6-0ST MW No.2047 of 1926

partly dismantled with WILPG

Members hard at work and

restoration making good

progress at SVR Bridgnorth

in April 1968.

 

(photo:   David Williams)

 

 

0-6-0ST MW2047 of 1926

Boiler painted with red oxide

primer at SVR Brridgnorth

in April 1968.

 

(photo:   David Cooke)

 

 

 

 

0-6-0ST MW2047 of 1926

Under restoration at SVR

Bridgnorth in April 1968.

 

(photo:   David Cooke)

 

 

 

0-6-0ST MW2047 of 1926

Dismantled and restoration

started at SVR Bridgnorth

in April 1968.

 

(photo:   David Cooke)

 

 

 

0-6-0ST MW2047 of 1926

Not in steam but being

shunted around the

yard at SVR Bridgnorth

in May 1968.

 

(photo:   David Cooke)

 

 

0-6-0ST MW2047 of 1926

WILPG volunteer members

on the footplate during a

shunting movement at SVR

Bridgnorth in May 1968.

 

(photo:   WILT Archive)

 

 

 

 

0-6-0ST MW2047 of 1926

Over the pit for the first time

to allow inside motion to be

examined at SVR Bridgnorth

in May 1968.

 

(photo:   David Cooke)

 

 

 

 

 

0-6-0ST MW No.2047 of 1926

with WILPG Members apply

more paint at SVR Bridgnorth

in May 1968.

 

(photo:   David Williams)

 

 

 

 

0-6-0ST MW2047 of 1926

Now with a smokebox

painted in black gloss at

SVR Bridgnorth in June 1968.

 

(photo:   David Cooke)

 

 

 

0-6-0ST MW2047 of 1926

Undergoing a boiler hydraulic

test (which was successful) at

SVR Bridgnorth in June 1968.

 

(photo:   David Cooke)

 

 

 

0-6-0ST MW2047 of 1926

Being shunted around the yard

at SVR Bridgnorth in July 1968.

 

(photo:   David Cooke)

 

 

 

0-6-0ST MW2047 of 1926

Being shunted around

the yard at SVR Bridgnorth

in July 1968.

 

(photo:   David Cooke)

 

 

 

 

0-6-0ST MW No.2047 of 1926

Re-assembly about to start with boiler

newly painted in red oxide primer at

SVR Bridgnorth in July 1968.            

 

(photo:   David Williams)

 

 

 

0-6-0ST MW2047 of 1926

New blue livery applied to

driving wheels at SVR

Bridgnorth in July 1968.

 

(photo:   David Cooke)

 

 

 

0-6-0ST MW2047 of 1926

Having its boiler lagged with

fibreglass insulation matting at

SVR Bridgnorth in August 1968.

 

(photo:   David Cooke)

 

 

 

 

0-6-0ST MW No.2047 of 1926

at SVR Bridgnorth in August 1968 with

restoration and re-assembly by WILPG Members proceeding in earnest following

the successful boiler hydraulic test the

previous month. Note new blue livery.

  

(photo:   David Cooke)

 

 

 

0-6-0ST MW2047 of 1926

With cladding fitted to

boiler and firebox at SVR

Bridgnorth in August 1968.

 

(photo:   David Cooke)

 

 

 

 

 

0-6-0ST MW No.2047 of 1926

awaiting the re-fitting of the saddletank

with a number of WILPG Members present

at SVR Bridgnorth in August 1968.

 

(photo:   David Williams)

 

 

 

0-6-0ST MW2047 of 1926

In the loco yard at SVR

Bridgnorth in August

1968 awaiting the fitting

of saddletank.

 

(photo:   David Cooke)

 

 

 

 

 

0-6-0ST MW2047 of 1926

During shunting movements

at SVR Bridgnorth in August 1968.

 

(photo:   David Cooke)

 

 

 

 

0-6-0ST MW2047 of 1926

During shunting movements

at SVR Bridgnorth with Robin

Jones on the  footplate

in August 1968.

 

(photo:   David Cooke)

 

 

0-6-0ST MW2047 of 1926

With saddletank in position

at SVR Bridgnorth in

September 1968.

 

(photo:   David Cooke)

 

 

0-6-0ST MW2047 of 1926

Rear 3/4 view of locomotive

with saddletank in position

at SVR Bridgnorth in

September 1968.

 

(photo:   David Cooke)

 

 

 

0-6-0ST MW2047 of 1926

With Robin Jones standing

alongside at SVR Bridgnorth

in September 1968.

 

(photo:   David Cooke)

 

 

 

0-6-0ST MW2047 of 1926

Re-assembly almost complete

with top coat applied at SVR

Bridgnorth in September 1968.

 

(photo:   David Cooke)

 

 

 

0-6-0ST MW2047 of 1926

Waiting for cab to be installed

at SVR Bridgnorth in October 1968.

 

(photo:   David Cooke)

 

 

 

 

0-6-0ST MW No.2047 of 1926

almost completely re-assembled,

except for fitting of cab at SVR 

Bridgnorth in October 1968. 

 

(photo:   David Cooke)

 

 

 

0-6-0ST MW2047 of 1926

Cab being craned into

position as SVR Bridgnorth

in November 1968.

 

(photo:   David Cooke)

 

 

 

0-6-0ST MW2047 of 1926

In loco yard with cab fitted

but still in undecoat at SVR

Bridgnorth in November 1968.

 

(photo:   David Cooke)

 

 

 

 

 0-6-0ST MW No.2047 of 1926

Almost complete at

SVR Bridgnorth in

November 1968.

 

(photo:   David Cooke)

 

 

 

0-6-0ST MW2047 of 1926

finally complete at

SVR  Bridgnorth in

November 1968.

 

(photo:   David Cooke)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

0-6-0ST MW2047 of 1926

Being lit up for the first

time at SVR Bridgnorth

on 14th December 1968.

 

(photo:   David Cooke)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

0-6-0ST MW2047 of 1926

First sign of smoke

emerging from chimney

at SVR Bridgnorth on

14th December 1968.

 

(photo:   David Cooke)

 

 

0-6-0ST MW2047 of 1926

Being steamed for the

first time in preservation

at SVR Bridgnorth on

14th December 1968.

 

(photo:   David Cooke)

 

 

 

 

 

 0-6-0ST MW No.2047 of 1926

in steam for the first time in

preservation at SVR Bridgnorth

on 14th December 1968.

 

(photo:   David Cooke)

 

 

 

 

 

 0-6-0ST MW No.2047 of 1926

in steam for the second time

at SVR Bridgnorth on

20th December 1968.

 

(photo:   David Cooke)

 

 

 

 

 

 0-6-0ST MW No.2047 of 1926

in steam for the second time

at SVR Bridgnorth on

20th December 1968.

 

(photo:   David Cooke)

 

 

 

 

 

0-6-0ST MW No.2047 of 1926

in steam for the second time at SVR

Bridgnorth on 20th December 1968.

 

(photo:   David Williams)

 

 

 

 

0-6-0ST MW No.2047 of 1926

working its first passenger

train at SVR Bridgnorth on

20th December 1968.

 

(photo:   David Williams)

 

 

 

0-6-0ST MW2047 of 1926

Being steamed for the

third time at SVR Bridgnorth

on 26th January 1969.

 

(photo:   David Cooke)

 

 

 

 

 

 

0-6-0ST MW No.2047 of 1926

heading South near SVR Oldbury

Viaduct on 26th January 1969.

 

(photo:   David Cooke)

 

 

 

 

0-6-0ST MW No.2047 of 1926

taking water at SVR Eardington

on 26th January 1969.

 

(photo:   David Cooke)

 

 

 

 

 

0-6-0ST MW No.2047 of 1926

shunting rolling stock at SVR

Bridgnorth on 26th January 1969.

 

(photo:   David Cooke)

 

 

 

 

0-6-0ST MW No.2047 of 1926

working a P. Way works train at SVR

Oldbury Viaduct in February 1969.

 

(photo:   David Williams)

 

 

 

 

 

 

0-6-0ST MW No.2047 of 1926

on a works train at SVR

Knowlesands Tunnel

in February 1969.

 

(photo:   David Cooke)

 

 

 

 

 

0-6-0ST MW No.2047 of 1926

in early blue livery at Hampton

Loade Station on the Severn Valley

Railway in February 1969.                    

 

(photo:   David Cooke)

 

 

 

 

  0-6-0ST MW No.2047 of 1926

collecting coal wagons

from Alveley and heading

for SVR Hampton Loade

in February 1969.

 

(photo:   David Cooke)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

0-6-0ST MW2047 of 1926

Shunting rolling stock

at SVR Bridgnorth in

March 1969.

 

(photo:   David Cooke)

 

 

 

 

 

 0-6-0ST MW No.2047 of 1926

shunting rolling stock

at SVR Bridgnorth

in March 1969.

 

(photo:   David Cooke)

 

 

 

 

 

 0-6-0ST MW No.2047 of 1926

shunting rolling stock at SVR

Bridgnorth in March 1969.

 

(photo:   David Cooke)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

0-6-0ST MW No.2047 of 1926

blasting its way out of SVR

Bridgnorth with a P. Way

works train in April 1969.

 

(photo:   David Williams)

 

 

 

0-6-0ST MW No.2047 of 1926

With DNC on footplate in the

shed yard at SVR Bridgnorth

in April 1969.

 

(photo:   David Cooke)

 

 

 

0-6-0ST MW No.2047 of 1926

In the shed yard at SVR

Bridgnorth in April 1969.

 

(photo:   David Cooke)

 

 

 

0-6-0ST MW No.2047 of 1926

Closeup view of worksplate at

SVR Bridgnorth in April 1969.

 

(photo:   David Cooke)

 

 

 

0-6-0ST MW No.2047 of 1926

Standing in platform 2 at SVR

Bridgnorth with 0-4-0ST peckett

No.1738 and LMS 2-8-0 No.8233.

 

(photo:   David Cooke)

 

 

0-6-0ST MW No.2047 of 1926

Being inspected by enthusiastic

members of the public at

SVR Bridgnorth in April 1969.

 

(photo:   David Cooke)

 

 

0-6-0ST MW No.2047 of 1926

With Driver John Denson at

the controls during shunting

operations at SVR Bridgnorth

in April 1969.

 

(photo:   David Cooke)

 

 

 

 

 

0-6-0ST MW No.2047 of 1926

in Winter Storage at SVR

Bridgnorth in January 1970.

 

(photo:   David Idle)

 

 

 

 

0-6-0ST MW No.2047 of 1926

Shunting a complete P. Way Train

at SVR Bridgnorth in March 1970.

 

(photo:   David Williams) 

 

 

 

 

0-6-0ST MW No.2047 of 1926

Taking water at SVR Eardington

in April 1970 whilst engaged on

works train duties.

 

(photo:   WILT archive)

 

 

 

 

 

0-6-0ST MW No.2047 of 1926

In the shed yard at SVR

Bridgnorth in May 1970.

 

(photo:   David Idle)

 

 

 

0-6-0ST MW No.2047 of 1926

In steam in the shed yard at

SVR Bridgnorth in May 1970.

 

(photo:   David Cooke)

 

 

 

0-6-0ST MW No.2047 of 1926

In steam in the shed yard at

SVR Bridgnorth in May 1970.

 

(photo:   David Cooke)

 

 

 

0-6-0ST MW No.2047 of 1926

In the shed yard at SVR

Bridgnorth in June 1970.

 

(photo:   David Cooke)

 

 

 

0-6-0ST MW No.2047 of 1926

In the shed yard at SVR

Bridgnorth in June 1970.

 

(photo:   David Cooke)