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Adams O2 class 0-4-4T

Technical Details

  • Introduced: 1889
  • Driving Wheel: 4 ft 10 ins
  • Trailing Wheel: 3 ft 0 in
  • Length: 30 ft 8½ ins
  • Weight: 46 tons 18 cwt (IoW locos 48 tons 8 cwt)
  • Water Capacity: 800 gals
  • Cylinders (2): 17½ in x 24 in
  • Boiler Pressure: 160 lb sq in
  • Tractive Effort: 17,245 lb
  • Coal Capacity: 1 ton 10 cwt (IoW locos 3 tons 5 cwt)
  • SR Power Classification: B (from mid 1930s, IoW locos only)
  • BR Power Classification: 0-P
  • As well as extended coal bunkers, the IoW locos were fitted with Westinghouse brake sumps on the left of the smokebox and were all named after various places served on the Island.
    W35 & W36 were fitted for pull and push working.
LSWR No SR No # BR No Name Built To IoW Withdrawn
177 177 30177   Dec 1889   Sep 1959
178 W14 W14 Fishbourne Dec 1889 1936 1 Jan 1967
179 179 30179   Mar 1890   Dec 1959
180 180 W31 Chale Apr 1890 1927 14 Mar 1967
181 181 30181/W35 Freshwater May 1890   2 Oct 1966
182 182 30182   May 1890   Jan 1960
183 183 30183   May 1890   Sep 1961
184 W27 W27 Merstone Jun 1890 1926 1 Jan 1967
185 185 - Alexandra * Jun 1890   May 1940
186 W28 W28 Ashey Jul 1890 1926 1 Jan 1967
187 187 -   Oct 1890   Auh 1945
188 W23 W23 Totland Oct 1890 1925 19 Sep 1955
189 189 -   Oct 1890   Jul 1933
190 W25 W25 Godshill Nov 1890 1925 30 Dec 1962
191 191 -   Nov 1890   Mar 1933
192 192 30192   Nov 1890   Aug 1961
193 193 30193   Nov 1890   Apr 1962
194 194 -   Dec 1890   Sep 1933
195 195/W15 W15 Cowes Dec 1890   13 May 1956
196 196 -   Mar 1891   Nov 1937
197 197 30197   Jun 1891   Feb 1953
198 198 30198/W36 Carisbrooke Jun 1891   14 Jun 1964
199 199 30199   Jun 1891   Dec 1962
200 200 30200   Jul 1891   Aug 1962
201 W34 W34 Newport Jul 1891 1947 19 Sep 1955
202 W29 W29 Alverstone Aug 1891 1926 1 May 1966
203 203 30203   Aug 1891   Dec 1955
204 204 30204   Sep 1891   Jan 1953
205 W21 W21 Sandown Sep 1891 1924 1 May 1966
206 W19 W19 Osborne Sep 1891 1923 5 Nov 1955
207 207 30207   Dec 1891   Jun 1957
208 W17 W17 Seaview Dec 1891 1930 1 Jan 1967
209 W24 W24 Calbourne Dec 1891 1925 Mar 1967 ¶
210 W26 W26 Whitwell Dec 1891 1925 1 May 1966
211 W20 W20 Shanklin Mar 1892 1923 1 Jan 1967
212 212 30212   May 1892   Nov 1959
213 213 30213   May 1892   Mar 1953
214 214 -   Jun 1892   Jul 1940
215 W22 W22 Brading Jun 1892 1924 1 Jan 1967
216 216 30216   Jun 1892   Nov 1957
217 W16 W16 Ventnor Jun 1892 1936 1 Jan 1967
218 W33 W33 Bembridge Aug 1892 1936 1 Jan 1967
219 W30 W30 Shorwell Sep 1892 1926 12 Sep 1965
220 W18 W18 Ningwood Sep 1892 1930 5 Dec 1965
221 221 30221   Sep 1892   Aug 1953
222 222 -   Sep 1892   Feb 1933
223 223 30223   Oct 1892   Oct 1961
224 224 30224   Oct 1892   Feb 1958
225 225 30225   Nov 1892   Dec 1962
226 W32 W32 Bonchurch Nov 1892 1928 25 Oct 1964
227 227 -   Nov 1894   May 1933
228 228 -   Dec 1894   Oct 1943
229 229 30229   Dec 1894   Mar 1961
230 230 30230   Dec 1894   Aug 1956
231 231 30231   Dec 1894   Mar 1953 §
232 232 30232   Jan 1895   Sep 1959
233 233 30233   Jan 1895   Feb 1958
234 234 -   Feb 1895   Mar 1937
235 235 -   Mar 1895   Feb 1933
236 236 30236   Mar 1895   Jan 1960
 Between 1923 and 1928 SR numbers were the LSWR numbers with the added prefix 'E', although the new number may not have been applied until some time later.
 Carried the name between July 1890 and November 1896. Named for opening by the Princess of Wales (future Queen Alexandra) of the Bisley Camp branch, the only Adams engine ever to be named by Adams.
¶   Preserved (with small bunker) at the Isle of Wight Steam Railway.
§   First withdrwan in May 1939 but re-instated during 1940 due to wartime shortage of locomotives.

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