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Hall Class locomotive No. 4905, Barton Hall. August 1947

Hall Class locomotive No. 4905, Barton Hall. August 1947


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Size: 3104 x 2328 (1.2MB)

Date: 19th December 2014

Source: STEAM Museum of the GWR

Unique Reference Number: L12a 003

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Hall Class locomotive No. 4905, Barton Hall. August 1947

See here set up for Dynamometer Car trial

STEAM - Museum of the Great Western Railway

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In this print from the STEAM Museum of the GWR, we are transported back to August 1947, where Hall Class locomotive No. 4905, affectionately known as Barton Hall, takes center stage. The magnificent steam engine stands proudly on the tracks, its powerful presence emanating through the lens. What makes this image particularly intriguing is that Barton Hall is seen set up for a Dynomometer Car trial. This specialized car was used to measure and analyze various performance aspects of locomotives. It allowed engineers to assess power output, speed capabilities, and overall efficiency - vital information for improving railway technology. The scene captures an important moment in history when cutting-edge techniques were employed to push the boundaries of locomotive design and performance. As steam billows gracefully from Barton Hall's chimney stack against a backdrop of lush greenery and clear blue skies, one can almost feel the excitement in the air. Barton Hall itself exudes elegance with its sleek lines and polished exterior. Its gleaming paintwork reflects both pride in craftsmanship and dedication to excellence that defined Great Western Railway (GWR). This iconic locomotive played a pivotal role in transporting passengers across vast distances during its operational years. This print serves as a testament not only to GWR's engineering prowess but also to our enduring fascination with these majestic machines that once ruled the rails.

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