GWR 3052 Six-wheel milk tanker built 1946

GWR 3052 Six-wheel milk tanker built 1946

GWR 3052 Six-wheel milk tanker built 1946
GWR 3052 Six-wheel milk tanker built 1946

 

Present Location Carnforth
County Location Lancashire
Designed For GWR
Build Location Swindon
Diagram number O57
Lot number 1716
Type MTZ
First Number 3052
Later Numbers DW3052
Present Number W3052
Gauge 4ft 8 1/2in
Wheel Arrangement 6 wheel
Original Underframe Yes
Original Bogies/Wheelsets Yes
Additional Notes P 1983. Stored outside; timbers deteriorating. Thought built for United Dairies, but brackets on centre line imply was fitted with a cover (sun shield) - as applied only for tanks for Express Dairies and West Park Dairies (all centre-manhole type). 08/18: confirmed still at Carnforth - further deterioration in condition.
Owner West Coast Railway Company
External Structural Condition Poor but Substantially Complete
Internal Structural Condition Not Applicable
Underframe Condition Poor but Substantially Complete
External Finish Poor but Substantially Complete
Internal Finish Not Applicable
Degree of External Originality As built/last Passenger rebuild (BR or before)
Degree of Internal Originality As built/last Passenger rebuild (BR or before)
Degree of Underframe/Running Gear Originality As built/last Passenger rebuild (BR or before)
Degree of External Authenticity Very Good
Degree of Internal Authenticity Very Good
Degree of Underframe Authenticity Very Good
Rarity Few
Historical Importance some Interest, Modest Consequence
Storage Secure Open
Operating No
Survey Date 26/07/2008
Surveyor Kevin Stroud
Photo Date 26/07/2008
Photo by Kevin Stroud
At Risk No
Date Record Last Updated 06/10/2018


 

 










 



 

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