George the Fifth locomotive LMS 5320 (Bing / Bassett Lowke)

From The Brighton Toy and Model Index
Exhibit

George the Fifth locomotive LMS 5320 (Bing / Bassett Lowke)

George the Fifth loco 5320, engine (Bing for Bassett-Lowke).jpg George the Fifth locomotive and tender, LMS 5320, Bing for Bassett-Lowke (i)
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location:
Arch Three , Area 1
1930s Model Railway Layout
George the Fifth locomotive and tender, LMS 5320, Bing for Bassett-Lowke, cab side

George the Fifth locomotive and tender, LMS 5320, Bing for Bassett-Lowke, cab side [image info]

George the Fifth LMS 5320, Bing for Bassett-Lowke, tender

George the Fifth LMS 5320, Bing for Bassett-Lowke, tender [image info]

A maroon clockwork gauge 0 LMS 4-4-0 George the Fifth locomotive, number 5320, made by Bing for Bassett Lowke. It’s kept shelved below the main gauge 0 layout, visible from the back of the Museum.

The original locomotive

George the Fifth was originally an LNWR locomotive, numbered 2663 (and painted black), before the LNWR was taken over by LMS in 1923, at which point the loco became a maroon engine with running number 5320.

The loco was a famous for being an early adopter of superheating.

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