GWR DW150169 'Bloater' Fish Van built 1925

GWR DW150169 'Bloater' Fish Van built 1925

GWR  DW150169 'Bloater' Fish Van built 1925
GWR DW150169 'Bloater' Fish Van built 1925

 

Present Location Llangollen
County Location Denbighshire
Designed For GWR
Where built Swindon
First Number 2660
Present Number DW150169
Other numbers W2660W, DW150169
Diagram number S10
Lot number 1356
External Structural Condition Good
Internal Structural Condition Good
Underframe Condition Good
Stored Secure Open
Gauge 4ft 8 1/2in
Rarity Few
Historical Importance of some Importance
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.
Inspected by David Wigley
Date of Inspection 18/10/2014
Photo by Steve West
Photo Date 18/05/2018
At Risk No
Date Record Last Updated 23/06/2018

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

 
 

 

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