Arsenal locomotive 2848 (Bassett-Lowke)

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Arsenal locomotive 2848 (Bassett-Lowke)

Arsenal 2848 locomotive (Bassett-Lowke).jpg LNER 2848 Arsenal (i)

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Arch Three , Area 1
1930s Model Railway Layout

A green gauge 0 model of the LNER 4-6-0 B17 Sandringham class "Arsenal" locomotive (running number 2848), designed by Sir Nigel Gresley and made by Bassett-Lowke.

Number 2848 (1936-1958) was the first of a number of B17's to be named after football clubs, with a football represented on the nameplate.

Bassett-Lowke gauge 0 model of LNER locomotive 2848 Arsenal, detail
Bassett-Lowke "Arsenal" locomotive, 1937 catalogue entry

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