GNR 1867 Compartment Third (body only)

GNR 1867 Compartment Third (body only) This page is a part of the Herritage Railways Carriage Survey project and is hosted on the internet by The Vintage Carriages Trust (VCT), a volunteer body, based on the Keighley & Worth Valley Railway in the United Kingdom. About the Trust: The Vintage Carriages Trust was formed in the late 1960s by a group of volunteers whose interest was in wooden bodied railway carriages. They could see that there was a need to concentrate on the preservation of these historic items which were in grave danger of disappearing due to the weather and vandalism damage and unsuitability for regular use on preserved railways of the day. The Trust became a Registered Charity in 1981 and a Registered Museum in 1992. The Collection held by the Trust is at present nine historic railway carriages, also three small industrial steam locomotives, and a collection of railway posters and other miscellaneous railway items. The Trust owns the Museum of Rail Travel at Ingrow - the first station from Keighley on the Worth Valley Railway. By three phases of building work over the last ten years this has developed into a large museum display and associated workshop, and is the Trustís headquarters. Although the building is named a

GNR 1867 Compartment Third (body only)
GNR 1867 Compartment Third (body only)

 

Present Location Damems, Keighley
County Location West Yorkshire
Designed For GNR
Build Location Doncaster
Type C
First Number 1867
Present Number None
Gauge 4ft 8 1/2in
Wheel Arrangement Body only
Original Underframe No
Original Bogies/Wheelsets No
Additional Notes Part body grounded at Damems Mill, Damems, Keighley. Previously in use as a dwelling at Doncaster - recovered after this person was murdered. Two short sections remain, one mounted on a trailer, the other tarpaulined.
External Structural Condition Poor and Incomplete
Internal Structural Condition Poor and Incomplete
Underframe Condition Not Applicable
External Finish Poor and Incomplete
Internal Finish Derelict/Not Present
Degree of External Originality Some replaced/reproduced material
Degree of Internal Originality Not Applicable
Degree of Underframe/Running Gear Originality Not Applicable
Degree of External Authenticity Fair
Degree of Internal Authenticity Poor
Degree of Underframe Authenticity Not Applicable
Rarity Several
Historical Importance some Interest, Modest Consequence
Storage Open
Operating No
Survey Date 28/08/2006
Surveyor Kevin Stroud
Photo Date 28/08/2006
Photo by Kevin Stroud
At Risk Yes
Date Record Last Updated 19/04/2016


 

 














 

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