SRL No 695 A3 Class No 60050 approaching Grantham station March 1962
Gresley A3 Class 4-6-2 No 60050 'Persimmon' arriving at Grantham from the south with an express in March 1962.
Here it is on shed at Grantham in RG Collection after coming off the express arriving back at its home shed.
During a visit to the works it was fitted with the German type smoke deflectors Aug-Oct 1961. It was back at the works in 1962 for a 'light casual' Aug-Sept 1962. It would move away from Grantham in June 1962 to New England. The loco was withdrawn from 34E New England in mid 1963.
Simon Lathlane Collection