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LMS Stanier Black 5 detail

The Calder Valley saw a lot of Stanier Black 5, both on passenger and freight turns.

A visit to Loughborough on 30 December 2104 permitted a number of detail shots to be taken of Black 5 45491. This is described as the 'lost' Black 5, and full details of its more recent history are provided here.

Stanier Black 5 45491 as seen at Loughborough Central, Great Central Railway on 30 December 2014. Deatil shot showing motion bracket.

Stanier Black 5 45491 as seen at Loughborough Central, Great Central Railway on 30 December 2014. Detail shot showing piping under driver's side cab.

Stanier Black 5 45491 as seen at Loughborough Central, Great Central Railway on 30 December 2014. Detail shot showing brake block and assembly.

Stanier Black 5 45491 as seen at Loughborough Central, Great Central Railway on 30 December 2014. Showing crosshead and slide bars.

Stanier Black 5 45491 as seen at Loughborough Central, Great Central Railway on 30 December 2014. Detail shot showing cab doors in closed position.

Stanier Black 5 45491 as seen at Loughborough Central, Great Central Railway on 30 December 2014. Detail shot showing rear tender step.

Stanier Black 5 45491 as seen at Loughborough Central, Great Central Railway on 30 December 2014. Detail shot showing tender buffer beam.

Stanier Black 5 45491 as seen at Loughborough Central, Great Central Railway on 30 December 2014. Deatil shot showing rear of tender.

Stanier Black 5 45491 as seen at Loughborough Central, Great Central Railway on 30 December 2014. Front footplating step and handrail detail

Stanier Black 5 45491 as seen at Loughborough Central, Great Central Railway on 30 December 2014. Detail shot of front footplate, buffers, scew coupling and vacuum brake fittings.

All images copyright J K Wallace 2014