GWR 2660 'Bloater' Fish Van built 1925

GWR 2660 'Bloater' Fish Van built 1925

GWR 2660 'Bloater' Fish Van built 1925
GWR 2660 'Bloater' Fish Van built 1925

 

Present Location Llangollen
County Location Denbighshire
Designed For GWR
Build Location Swindon
Diagram number S10
Lot number 1356
Type FVY
First Number 2660
Later Numbers W2660W, DW150169
Present Number DW150169
Gauge 4ft 8 1/2in
Wheel Arrangement 4 wheel
Original Underframe Yes
Original Bogies/Wheelsets Yes
Additional Notes "Bloater" fish van. later converted to Departmental use by Messrs Pooley (weighing machine maintenance contractors) (modified from three doors per side to one, with angle frame, new roofing, etc). Based at Radyr. P 1989 by GW Steam Loco Group, Llangollen. "Authenticity" relates to Pooley use, not Fish Van. Previously reported as having left Llangollen but is still there - identity confirmed by "Internal User" plate on frame. 05/18: at Glyndyfrdwy.
External Structural Condition Good
Internal Structural Condition Good
Underframe Condition Good
External Finish Good
Internal Finish Good
Degree of External Originality As left Departmental service
Degree of Internal Originality As left Departmental service
Degree of Underframe/Running Gear Originality As left Departmental service
Degree of External Authenticity Good
Degree of Internal Authenticity Good
Degree of Underframe Authenticity Good
Rarity Few
Historical Importance of some Importance
Storage Secure Open
Survey Date 18/10/2014
Surveyor David Wigley
Photo Date 18/05/2018
Photo by Steve West
At Risk No
Date Record Last Updated 23/06/2018

Earlier view, 08/091994
Earlier view, 08/091994


 

 
















 

 

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