MR 1616 Picnic Saloon (body only) built 1886

MR 1616 Picnic Saloon (body only) built 1886

MR 1616 Picnic Saloon  (body only) built 1886
MR 1616 Picnic Saloon (body only) built 1886

 

Present Location North Norfolk
County Location Norfolk
Designed For MR
Build Location Derby
Diagram number 465
Lot number 102
Type SAL
First Number 1616
Later Numbers 3
Present Number 3
Current Livery M&GN
Gauge 4ft 8 1/2in
Wheel Arrangement Body only
Original Underframe No
Original Bogies/Wheelsets No
Additional Notes To M&GN 1903 as No. 3. After 1932, mobile S&T workshop/mess room. W 1935: body to Briston as clubhouse. To private garden 1937/8. Wedding reception 1938. Then radio/ (later) TV workshop. To NNR 2002. By 3/10 temporarily on underframe of SR PMV 1216 but by 05/10 on underframe of 6 wheeler MR 184. Condition now fully restored as M&GN 3 (see main photo).
Owner Midland & Great Northern Joint Railway Society
External Structural Condition Very Good
Internal Structural Condition Very Good
External Finish Very Good
Internal Finish Very Good
Degree of External Originality Conversion/rebuild/reproduction
Degree of Internal Originality Conversion/rebuild/reproduction
Degree of Underframe/Running Gear Originality Not Applicable
Degree of External Authenticity Very Good
Degree of Internal Authenticity Good
Degree of Underframe Authenticity Not Applicable
Rarity Unique
Historical Importance of some Importance
Storage Secure Open
Operating Yes
Survey Date 19/12/2015
Surveyor Nigel Scarlett
Photo Date 07/08/2017
Photo by Ken Hartley
At Risk No
Date Record Last Updated 21/08/2017

MR 184 underframe - photo by Alan Tagg 16/07/2013
MR 184 underframe - photo by Alan Tagg 16/07/2013

Alan Tagg 16/07/2013: earlier view
Alan Tagg 16/07/2013: earlier view


 

 










 





 

 

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