Peckett W4 0-4-0ST '883' Lilleshall Co. Locomotive - OO Gauge By Hornby | Code: R3550

  •  Peckett W4 0-4-0ST '883' Lilleshall Co. Locomotive
  •  Peckett W4 0-4-0ST '883' Lilleshall Co. Locomotive
  •  Peckett W4 0-4-0ST '883' Lilleshall Co. Locomotive
  •  Peckett W4 0-4-0ST '883' Lilleshall Co. Locomotive
  •  Peckett W4 0-4-0ST '883' Lilleshall Co. Locomotive
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Product information

Product code R3550
Manufacturer Hornby
Product category 2018 Range , Steam Locos/Engines
Product scale OO Gauge

Product description

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Suitable DCC Decoder - X9659

DCC Fitting Service (Including 4 pin DCC Decoder) - DCCFIT4

Due to space limitations, this item cannot be sound fitted.

The Peckett W Class was a classic, late Victorian, four-coupled, medium range, industrial saddletank that comprised six separate variations, from the W2 of 1884 to the W7 of 1938. Locomotives were built at the Atlas Engine Works in St. George, Bristol, Peckett & Sons Ltd having taken over the business established there by Fox, Walker & Company in 1880.

Peckett steam locos, noted for their fine rivet work on the cabs and tanks and the generous use of brass and copperwork, continued to be built at Atlas Works until June 12, 1958. Describing their core market as “Colleries, Ironworks, Contractors Tinplate Works etc.” Peckett took pride in turning their locos out in a lined Works livery and utilised many standard components in their construction, however the nature of the locomotives’ end use meant there were a number of alterations carried out, particularly as reduced height versions for operating in smelting works and collieries. Peckett were eventually bought out by Reed Crane & Hoist Company during 1961, having produced 140 W4 locomotives between April 1885 and February 1906.

Peckett Works No.883/1901 was built for the Lilleshall Co. of Oakengates, in Shropshire, a large engineering company noted for its winding, pumping and blast engines. Peckett No.883 was added to Lilleshall’s fleet of locomotives as Works No.10 and was painted an all-over black livery.

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