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Tuesday, 2 June 2020

Hawthorn Leslie Locomotives

A 1910-built Hawthorn Leslie crane tank, seemingly on demo
Note the name, weight markings & crane tank in left background
** Latest **  This is HL 2768 of 1910 for Armstrong Whitworth on publicity work next to the HL works & water tank at Newcastle Central station.   5 similar locos are preserved in Australia. [TR News No.70 Sep 2005]
Another HL crane tank (2783 of 1909) in a works photo carrying the same name
 from the TWM Flickr album of Hawthorn Leslie locomotives 
HL 2791 of 1909, a 10" loco for the South Metropolitan Gas Company. from the same
  Tyne & Wear Museums Flickr album showing Hawthorn Leslie locomotives 
Compare the above with the extant loco named MET & our own larger gasworks loco No.2.

The photos above are from the excellent TWM Flickr album showing examples of the variety of Hawthorn Leslie locomotives.

See also the previous blog post about Hawthorn Leslie & links given in this.

Tanfield Facebook recently featured HL-designed crane tank Hendon & others at Doxfords.

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