Hill locomotives of the G.E.R.

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neildimmer
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Hill locomotives of the G.E.R.

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I have added a new collection of photos featuring Hill J18 & J19 (GER Classes E72 & T77) 0-6-0 Locomotives

Including this photo of
64673 Kings Cross shed 6th June 1956
https://tinyurl.com/9aw38xvt

GER era photos start here with
1207 near Thoby signal box 7th June 1909
https://tinyurl.com/mrxcdfuf

LNER era photos start here with
4660
https://tinyurl.com/yc66ejkv

B.R. era photos start here with
64643 unknown location
https://tinyurl.com/5du6ybry
to
65668 March August 1953
https://tinyurl.com/mryps4av

Neil
https://tinyurl.com/9aw38xvt
neildimmer
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Re: Hill locomotives of the G.E.R.

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I have added a new collection featuring Hill J20 (GER Class D81) 0-6-0

The GER Class D81 was a class of twenty-five 0-6-0 steam locomotives designed by A. J. Hill for the Great Eastern Railway. The all passed to the London and North Eastern Railway at the 1923 grouping and received the classification J20.
These locomotives were fitted with 20-by-28-inch (508 mm × 711 mm) cylinders and 4-foot-11-inch (1.499 m) wheels, while the Belpaire firebox-fitted boiler was identical to that fitted to the Class S69 4-6-0s. They were the most powerful 0-6-0 tender locomotive in Britain until the arrival of Oliver Bulleid's Q1 class for the Southern Railway in 1942.
All were still in service at the 1923 grouping, the LNER adding 7000 to the numbers of nearly all the ex-Great Eastern locomotives, including the Class D81 locomotives. Between 1943 and 1956 the class was rebuilt with round-top fireboxes, and reclassified as J20/1
At nationalisation in 1948, British Railways added 60000 to their LNER numbers. They all continued in service until 1959, when the first was withdrawn; all were gone by the end of 1962

Including this photo of
64694 (Hill J20) & Stanier 8F 48535 (built by the LNER at Doncaster works) unknown location
https://tinyurl.com/3cb4xznr

35 new photos in this collection starting here with
LNER era
4685 Stratford 22nd May 1948
https://tinyurl.com/wkyrw6x4
to
8284
https://tinyurl.com/5n7tmw4e

B.R. era starts here with
64675 Hill J20 & Holden J67 68510 Stratford works
https://tinyurl.com/2p9xkhkz
to
64699
https://tinyurl.com/2p8tzwkx

Neil
https://tinyurl.com/3cb4xznr
neildimmer
LNER A3 4-6-2
Posts: 1400
Joined: Sat Jan 10, 2009 11:49 am

Re: Hill locomotives of the G.E.R.

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I have added a new collection featuring Alfred Hill’s Y4 (GER B74) 0-4-0T class

The GER Class B74 was a class of five 0-4-0T steam locomotives designed by Alfred John Hill for the Great Eastern Railway. They all passed to the London and North Eastern Railway at the 1923 grouping and received the LNER classification Y4.
These locomotives had 17-by-20-inch (432 by 508 mm) outside cylinders driving 3-foot-10-inch (1.168 m) wheels. They were built to replace the older, less powerful Class 209 (LNER Class Y5). From 1914 two of the class worked the Globe Road & Devonshire Street goods yards.
All were still in service at the 1923 grouping; the LNER adding 7000 to the numbers of nearly all the ex-Great Eastern locomotives, including the Class B74 locomotives. There were renumbered 8125–8129 in the 1944 renumbering scheme. At nationalisation in 1948, British Railways added 60000 to their numbers.
In 1952, number 68129 was transferred to the Service (departmental) list and renumbered 33. Withdrawals started in 1955 with 68125, with 68127 and 68128 going in 1956 and 68126 in 1957. The last to be withdrawn was 33, in 1963.

Including what would be a health & safety nightmare nowadays
68126 how safe was that coal!!! unknown location
https://tinyurl.com/y6b7638e

Just 12 photos in this collection
Just one photo in the GER era
226 possibly at Stratford
https://tinyurl.com/2dur86d5

LNER era photos start here
7210 Stratford works
https://tinyurl.com/2s2dw476

B.R. era photos start here
68127
https://tinyurl.com/3hkvmpf7
To
33 Departmental loco number (68129) Stratford 13th April 1958
https://tinyurl.com/jutmtvfu

Neil
https://tinyurl.com/y6b7638e
neildimmer
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Posts: 1400
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Re: Hill locomotives of the G.E.R.

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I have a new collection of photos featuring Hill J68 (GER Class C72) 0-6-0T

The GER Class C72 was a class of thirty 0-6-0T steam locomotives designed by A. J. Hill for the Great Eastern Railway. They passed to the London and North Eastern Railway (LNER) at the 1923 grouping and received the LNER classification J68.
These locomotives were an improved version of the Class S56 tanks, and the final development of James Holden's Class T18 tank locomotives, sharing the same 16.5-by-22-inch (419 mm × 559 mm) cylinders, 4-foot-0-inch (1.219 m) driving wheels, and 13-foot-10-inch (4.22 m) wheelbase. There were three orders, each of ten locomotives, all built at Stratford Works between 1912 and 1923. The first batch were built as suburban passenger tanks and were fitted with Westinghouse air brakes. The second and third batches were built as shunting tanks and were fitted with steam locomotive brakes and vacuum train brakes.
One locomotive was lent to the War Department in October 1939,[2] and sold 12 months later, It was used on the Longmoor Military Railway before being moved to the Bicester Central Ordnance Depot, and then the Military Port No. 1, Faslane. The remaining locomotives were renumbered 8638–8666 in order of construction. At nationalisation in 1948 they passed to British Railways, who added 60000 to their numbers. Post war withdrawals started in 1958, and all were gone by 1961

Including this photo of
68663 Stratford works with a line of new diesels behind it
https://tinyurl.com/93t657s6

Full collection starts here with
LNER era
7050 at Cambridge
https://tinyurl.com/musu2v4v

B.R. era
68640 unknown location
https://tinyurl.com/ajr9ukxm

Neil
https://tinyurl.com/93t657s6
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