Great Central Railwayana Auctions

Auction Catalogue: Great Central Railwayana, 7 September 2019

Great Central Railwayana Auction Sale 267, Auction Lot 94
Lot 94 A smokebox numberplate, 6800, from a GWR Grange Class 4-6-0, the Class leader built at Swindon in August 1936 and named ARLINGTON GRANGE after a former country house near Thatcham, Berkshire. Allocated to Landore by January 1948, it spent most of its BR days at Penzance before moving in 1962 to Ebbw Junction from where it was withdrawn in the week ending 13 June 1964 and sold for scrap to Birds Commercial Motors at Risca on 18 August 1964. Repainted. £600-900
 This lot sold for £2000.