Most websites about individual engines are either because they were famous or are today preserved.
5028 was “Unsung” and is long gone, but she was well liked by the Great Western footplate men who drove and fired her. She worked mainly in the Newton Abbot & Laira Areas.
The following pages trace her story from “Birth” in 1934 to her untimely “Death” in 1960.
Castle Class Specifications
Left - Crosshead stamped 5028 found on 5043 Earl of Mount Edgecumbe Nov 2020 at Tyseley.