Stockton Darlington 179 Third built 1850

Stockton Darlington 179 Third built 1850

Stockton Darlington 179 Third built 1850
Stockton Darlington 179 Third built 1850

 

Present Location Beamish
County Location Durham
Designed For Stockton Darlington
Build Location Darlington
Type TY
First Number 179
Present Number No.179
Gauge 4ft 8 1/2in
Wheel Arrangement 4 wheel
Original Underframe Yes
Original Bogies/Wheelsets Yes
Additional Notes W 1884, sold by NER to Forcett Limestone Company in 1884. York Museum: Beamish 1960s: restored BREL Shildon 1975 but then suffered by being stored outside at Beamish. Then at Hackworth Museum, then NRM Shildon. LNER livery, seat & floor coverings: may not resemble the original. Rainstrips/gutter lost, when roof re-covered? By 02/12 under restoration at Stanegate Restorations & Replicas, Haltwhistle. Returned to Beamish 04/13 and now at the Pockerley Wagonway for final mechanical overhaul work, followed by lettering and numbering.
Owner National Railway Museum
External Structural Condition Good
Internal Structural Condition Good
Underframe Condition Poor but Substantially Complete
External Finish Poor but Substantially Complete
Internal Finish Poor but Substantially Complete
Degree of External Originality Some replaced/reproduced material
Degree of Internal Originality Some replaced/reproduced material
Degree of Underframe/Running Gear Originality As left Departmental service
Degree of External Authenticity Good
Degree of Internal Authenticity Fair
Degree of Underframe Authenticity Very Good
Rarity Unique
Historical Importance Exceptionally Important
Storage Secure Building
Operating No
Survey Date 19/02/2010
Surveyor Kevin Stroud
Photo Date 15/11/2013
Photo by The Museum
At Risk No
Date Record Last Updated 25/03/2016

Earlier condition, 25/11/2004
Earlier condition, 25/11/2004


 

 

















 

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