Great Central Railwayana Auctions

Auction Catalogue: Great Central Railwayana, 2 March 2019

Great Central Railwayana Auction Sale 258, Auction Lot 62
Lot 62 A nameplate, HUNTINGDONSHIRE, from a LNER D49 Shire Class 4-4-0 No 322 built at Darlington in July 1928, renumbered 2722 in 1946, becoming BR 62722. A long time Hull Botanic Gardens engine, it spent a final few months at nearby Dairycoates from where it was withdrawn on 20 October 1959 and cut up at Darlington Works. Cast brass, length 57", the front repainted. £6000-8000