Robin Hood at Elvaston Steam Rally 2009
|Current Name||Robin Hood|
|Serial no.||No. 14431|
|Registration no.||FE 3217|
|Weight Tons (kg)||8 ton (5 ton in TER list)|
|Power nhp||4 nhp|
|No. of Cylinders||twin|
|No. of Gears||2|
|Current Owner / Keeper||
F & L Dockray,|
|Date bought (Current)||?|
|Notes||Converted to showmans style in 1967 by the Stubbins Family|
Foster no. 14431 was built in 1920 and has the registration no. FE 3217 and is currently named Robin Hood.
Supplied new on September the 11th 1920 as an Tractor type engine.
In 1967 was converted to showman's style by the Stubbins Family of Nottingham and used for powering a set of children's rides.
Spent part of the 2nd World War as a Standby power source at a Carpet factory and a coal mine, it was then parked under a tree in 1941 were she sat for 36 years till 1977 when she was re steamed.
Bought by Fred & Linda Dockray, from Long Whatton in ? and fitted with a new canopy of local grown ash & oak. As well as firebox, boiler barrel, belly tanks, tender and fly wheel, and finished off with new whistle and showman's bell.
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References / sourcesEdit
- show guide + info board for exhibit
- TER 2008
- More Photos of 14431 on the Steam Scenes web site