Locomotive plate (LBSCR No.85 1912)

From The Brighton Toy and Model Index
Exhibit

Locomotive plate (LBSCR No.85 1912)

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location:
Arch One , Area 85
Brighton Locomotive Works (display)
Glamour of Brighton

An original oval cast locomotive plate reading:

L.B. & S.C.R.

No.85
1912.
BRIGHTON WORKS

Locomotive 85 was an I3 Class 4-4-2 superheated tank loco, produced at Brighton Works in August 1912, with 6ft 7½ inch drive wheels and a pressure of 180lb. Sixty-two "I"-class 4-4-2 tank locomotives (I1 - I4) were produced between 1906 and 1913.

References

  • C.F. Dendy Marshall (revised R.W. Kinder) History of the Southern Railway revised second edition, Volume One (Ian Allan 1963) pp.271