Photo Album
Inland Waterways & Docks No. 34 'Portbury' Bristol, Gloucestershire
Photo Copyright © Bob Lisaman
A fine portrait in a true docks environment with a swan's neck crane in the background. In action, August 2019.
Photo Copyright © Robin R Beck
It's not vans and trucks of imports and exports these days, but visitors taking a ride for this dock loco. August 2019.
Photo Copyright © Robin R Beck
Between the frames is the almost universal British approach with Stephenson's link valve gear drive, in this case from the centre axle.
Photo Copyright © Robin R Beck
Like on many such locos, the valve rod is cranked to clear the leading axle to reach the slide valves.
Photo Copyright © Robin R Beck
In the cab, August 2019.
Photo Copyright © Robin R Beck
The works plate. Where else would Bristol Docks look for a loco to be built but the local engine builders, Avonside?
Photo Copyright © Robin R Beck
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