Great Central Railwayana Auctions

Auction Catalogue: Great Central Railwayana, 2 September 2017

Great Central Railwayana Auction Sale 234, Auction Lot 41
Lot 41 An East African Railways locomotive nameplate, MOUNT KILIMANJARO, 19340 FEET, from an EAR Class 59 4-8-2+2-8-4 Beyer Garratt No 5928 built by Beyer Peacock, Works No 7700, in 1955 and named after the highest African mountain. The Class just survived into 1980, by then part of Kenya Railways. Cast brass, length 64", the front repainted. The nameplate is accompanied by its brass cabside and front numberplates, 5928, the one 27½"x8¾", the other 19¾"x6½" and brass EAR letters as attached to the bunker. (4) £4000-6000

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Great Central Railwayana Auction Sale 234, Auction Lot 41
Great Central Railwayana Auction Sale 234, Auction Lot 41
Great Central Railwayana Auction Sale 234, Auction Lot 41