Penarth Dock, South Wales - 150 years - the heritage and legacy  
Penarth Dock, South Wales - the heritage & legacy . . .

Index to Volume Seven - The People - Dock Family Trees - Railway and Dock Company Officials . . .

Thomas Hurry Riches - (1846 - 1911)

0-6-0 Goods engine, No. 252, Taff Vale Ry.

 

   
0-6-0 Goods engine No. 10, Taff Vale Railway.

Some selected excepts of an article published within the November 1917 edition of the 'The Locomotive' magazine [743] expounding the excellence of the designs of Mr. Tom Hurry Riches. ' . . . painted chocolate colour with black lines picked out with vermillion edging. Brass caps were fitted to the chimneys, the safety valves columns were of polished gun metal, and the number plates had brass figures on a red background. Subsequently all the engines were finished black, with pale yellow, white and vermillion lines and the coat of arms of the company was transferred to the cab sides.'

   
   
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