Great Central Railwayana Limited
Sheffield Railwayana Auction at Derby

Auction Catalogue: Sheffield Railwayana, 8 June 2013

Sheffield Railwayana Auction Sale 157, Auction Lot 404
Lot 404 A locomotive nameplate, FORD CASTLE, from the LNER B17 Sandringham Class 4-6-0 No 2817 built at Darlington in November 1930 and and named after the Castle near Coldsteam, home to Baron Joicey an LNER director. Rebuilt at Darlington in December 1946 and re-classified to B2 Class with B1 type boiler and raised footplate which necessitated removal of the rear mounting brackets from the nameplates. Renumbered 1617 in 1946, becoming BR 61617. A long time Cambridge loco, it was withdrawn from there on 11 August 1958 and cut up at Stratford Works. 48" long, the front repainted.
 This lot sold for £5800 to commission or postal bidder number 362.

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