Wagon No.20 (1912)

Wagon No.20 at Dhoon Quarry, September 1956 © Website Collection

Wagon No.20 at Dhoon Quarry, September 1956 © Website Collection

Numbers Carried: No.20
Built: M.E.R Derby Castle, 1912
Classification:
Dreadnought Stone Wagon

Current Status/Location: Scrapped
Year Last Operated: 1944
Livery: Grey

Notes: ‘Dreadnought’ No.20 was built in 1912 as a 12 ton bogie stone wagon utilising de-motored 1893/94 Milnes S3 trucks, entering service in March of the same year. It saw regular use until withdrawl in 1933 as life expired.

No.20 saw a reprieve in 1941, being rebuilt using new timber, and working until 1944, being officially written off post-war in 1952. It was broken up in 1957 after a long storage period at Dhoon Quarry.

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