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Pender

A view of "Pender" showing the true horror of what has been done to her second hand 1923 "Bradshaw" boiler.

Copyright2006 matt-durkan-railways
TakenDate unknown
LocationIsle of Man Steam Railway
CameraTraveller DCM 6300
LensUnknown

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Posted by Allan Thomson on June 20 2007 at 06:57

I'm inclined to agree with you, it strikes me as slightly crass to sectionalise a fairly unique engine, one of few survivors from 1873 - surely the musuem could have had access to other more commonly found engines to which this could have been done?

I wonder if they're ever going to give us our engine back? It's good that it survived, however it really should be returned to the Island now that times are less turbulent.


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