Diesel locomotives used for construction of Abberton Reservoir. They were manufactured by John Fowler & Co (Leeds) Ltd the model being the Fowler Resilient 4W Industrial Diesel Locomotive, powered by a 40hp Fowler Sanders 4 cylinder B series engine. These are probably the first 3 locomotives, before they received their names. The works numbers and later names are:
PELDON survives and has been restored to working order at Amberley Museum. Much of LAYER survives in pieces at Armley Mills Industrial Museum near Leeds.
Photo: Peldon History Project - Essex & Suffolk Water
Image ID PH01_ESW_003
Category 2 Transport - buses and carriers
This image is part of the Mersea Museum Collection.