A. G. Bailey – 7 plank N
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The company was founded by George Bailey in 1855 and was originally called Bailey. Alfred George Bailey succeeded his father in the family coal merchants business in 1901 changing the company name to A. G. Bailey after George’s death in 1907. The company had an account with L&NWR in 1909 and later in 1942 one with LMS. The company had depots at Charing, Smeeth, Hothfield and Folkestone Junction and some 400 wagons, it would eventually be bought out by the Powell Duffryn Group after WW2. This wagon is based on a sketch by Don Halliday showing running no. 27. ERAs: 2 and 3
Historical information from Private Owner Wagons of the South East by John Arkell (Lightmoor Press)