Hornby OO Bloxham & Whiston Ironstone Co. Ltd Peckett B2 Class 0-6-0St 1456/1918 – Era 2 (2020 Release)


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Peckett 1456 was built in 1918 for the Bloxham & Whiston Ironstone Co. Ltd, a firm started by the Whiston Ironstone Co. Ltd in 1914, becoming B&WI Co. Ltd from 22 December 1917. Following the First World War, ironstone was exploited as a resource and in 1918 the B&WI Co. Ltd were in possession of 191 acres of land in and around Bloxham. The workings were short lived though, being abandoned by 1921 and 1456 was sold onto Stewarts & Lloyds Minerals Ltd, working the Harringworth Ironstone Quarries between 1923 and 1952, when the locomotive was scrapped.

Technical Specification & Detail
Gauge 00
Finish Standard
Length 97mm
DCC Type DCC Ready
Period Era 2 (1870 – 1922)
Class B2
Designer Peckett & Sons
Minimum Curve R1
Age Suitability 14+
Motor 3 Pole Skew Wound
Wheel Configuration 0-6-0