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Numbers Carried
Company Number Date From
NBR 720 m/e 05/1897
LNER (1924) 9720 m/e 12/1924
LNER (1946) 5291 m/e 06/1946
BR 65291 m/e 06/1948

Locomotive Specifics
Designer M. Holmes
Class J36
Company History NBR/LNER
Rebuild History
ClassFrom
J3605/1897
J3602/1922
Wheels 0-6-0
Builder Cowlairs Works
Order Number No Order ID issued
To Service During 05/1897
Withdrawal Wed 29/11/1950 off Thornton Junction (62A)
Scrapping During 12/1950 at Locomotive Works (Inverurie)
Service Life 53 yrs, 6 mths , 30 dys

Allocations
Code Name From Date
  (New) m/e 05/1897
THJ Thornton Junction 01/01/1948
   Withdrawn 29/11/1950

SLS Allocations*
Type Code Name From Date
WDN   29/11/1950

* Stephenson Locomotive Society data - raw and not yet cross-referenced
Modifications
Date Modified Modification
02/1922 Saturated LNER Diagram 81 Boiler Fitted
02/1922 Diagram 81 boiler fitted (Round Top firebox)
12/1924 Vacuum Ejector fitted
04/1946 Steam Brake fitted
04/1946 Westinghouse Brake removed


Mentions ...
Report Date Title Report Source
20/08/1947 Inverurie Works On 20/8 the following locos. were in the Works yard: 'D31' 2071, 'J36' (Number painted out but carrying plate 9653 - identified as 5229), old No. 'D41' 6879 (old No.), 'J36' 5251/72/87/91, 5302/32/36 (the latter marked 'scrap') 'G10' 7505, all complete; whilst those stripped were: 'D40' 2266/80, 'D31' (bearing plate 9765, old No.), 2067, 'J36' 5212/19. Locos. in the Works were 'D40' 2262/75, 'D41' 2234/42/44, 'J35' 4463/82/84, 'J36' 5257/69/84, 5325, while 'D41' 2256 and 'G5' 7287 were ex Works freshly painted. SLS/194710

Summary
Date Event Details Source See Also
05/1897 To Service To service as North British Railway Number 720
Built at Cowlairs Works
Diagram (unknown) boiler fitted
   
02/1922 Modification Diagram 81 boiler fitted    
02/1922 Modification Modification: Saturated LNER Diagram 81 Boiler Fitted    
12/1924 Modification Modification: Vacuum Ejector fitted    
12/1924 Renumbered Renumbered to 9720    
04/1946 Modification Modification: Steam Brake fitted    
04/1946 Modification Modification: Westinghouse Brake removed    
06/1946 Renumbered Renumbered to 5291    
01/01/1948 Allocation Allocation Snapshot - Thornton Junction (THJ)    
06/1948 Renumbered Renumbered to 65291    
29/11/1950 Withdrawn Condemned as 65291 from Thornton Junction (62A)    

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