BR(ex GWR) 2301 class 0-6-0 Dean Goods no. 2538

Dean Goods 2538
BR (ex GWR) Dean Goods 0-6-0 no. 2538. This model has been skillfully built from scratch, the loco in nickel silver and the tender in brass. It would seem that the unknown builder sadly passed away before he could finish it, as I found and bought it out of the Gauge O Guild Executors  in unpainted condition. A little TLC and a good clean, a coat of primer then black paint by myself together with a real wooden floor by Poppy’s to give a lovely realistic cab detail. She has made into a good looking and reliable loco, with weathering by Richard Pogson.
I have modeled her as the last member of the class to be withdrawn, in 1957 from Oswestry shed. She outlived her now preserved sister no. 2516 by a year, becoming something of a celebrity and being kept in reasonably clean condition for hauling special trains. The two locos had been retained principally for working the Abermule – Kerry branch line.
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