Midland Colliery Wagons Ltd (no. 1599) – 7 plank OO
The Wagon Yard Exclusive Editions – Produced in house by The Wagon Yard team the authentic livery artwork comes from historic images and has been applied using a state of the art digital printing process. The wagon body and chassis is from Dapol’s high quality range. This wagon livery was requested by one of our customers and is available in a limited run with each wagon made to order (please allow 21 days for delivery).
Little information is available for the Midland Colliery Wagons Ltd. Registered in 1930 as a wagon contractor and wagon hire business based in Pentonville Road, London. The companies wagons appear in images at Horsmonden Station, Kent, Horton Asylum Railway in Epson, Surrey and Sherwood Colliery, Mansfield. This particular wagon was photographed at Berkhamsted in June 1940. Liquidation occurred in 1956. ERAs: 3 and 4
Historical information from Private Owner Wagons a thirteenth collection by Keith Turton (Lightmoor Press)