Portrait of a King!

Region GWR Cylinder Size 16″ x 28″ Built June 1930 Max Boiler Pressure 250 psi Total Built 30 Fire Grate 34.4 sq ft Designer C B Collett Tractive Effort 40,300 ib Built at Swindon Works Tender Water Capacity 4000 Gallons Classification 8P Tender Coal Capacity 6.5 tons Wheel Arrangement 4-6-0 Entered Service 5 July 1930.…

Introduction

Hi Just to introduce myself.  My name is Shirl and I am a GWR enthusiast and big King Class fan. I am also volunteer support crew with 6024 King Edward 1, and occasionally go out with other locomotives such as Britannia, Braunton and Bittern. I have also volunteered with 71000 Duke of Glos and with…