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No.54781, Lister Blackstone & Co.
There are two type RM2X 2ft gauge 4wDM locos at Marley Hill by this builder. Both have type SL2 8.5 hp Lister Blackstone engines and weigh 1.5 tons
Works number 54781 was ex-works on 25/11/1965 to A Fraser (Brick & Tile Manufacturers) Anniston Brickworks, Inverkeilor, Angus, for whom she had been ordered by agent Charles Taggart of Aberdeen. By 6/1971 she had been moved to their Inchoonans Works, Errol, Perthshire, for preservation. However she returned to industrial service with George Watson & Sons, New Pitsligo, Grampian in 4/1976, where she worked with sister LB 53162. They both moved to Marley Hill for preservation in 8/1992
Status: Stored, Marley Hill, used occasionally for special events.
24 June 2018