S16: Hunslet 1540
2-6-2T steam locomotive "Picton"
|Built||1927, at Leeds|
|Weight||52 tons 9 cwt (in working order)|
|Driving wheels||3' 7" diameter (approx 109 cm)|
|Cylinders||2 (outside), 16" diameter (approx 405 mm)|
|Previously worked||Usine Sainte Madeleine sugar plantation, Trinidad|
|Entered collection||Purchased by an MRT member from Usine Sainte Madeleine in 2002, and then by the MRT in 2013 with support from the Heritage Lottery Fund|
|Current status||Awaiting conservation, supported by the Heritage Lottery Fund: more details are given in the pages Conserving "Picton"|
More details of this locomotive are given in our stockbook.