Peckett 0-4-0ST '883' Lilleshall Co.
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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.
Maximum curve Hornby 1st radius + / 371mm+
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Technical Specification & Detail
|DCC Type||DCC Ready|
- NEM Couplings
Industrial Peckett Lilleshall
If you can get your hands on one of these fabulously detailed engines, then buy it. Had mine DCC fitted. Delighted with the look, pulling power and running of this tiny engine. Well worth the pre order wait from February 2017 and after numerous delays and resheduled delivery dates, it finally arrived. Highly recommended. Thank-you Hornby... at last.
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