Project 62 - Links to External Steam Locomotive and Heritage Railway Sites

Shillingstone Railway Project - 30075's base for heavy overhaul and display of 30076

UK & Ireland Heritage Railways - an independent guide to the the heritage rail and tramway scene in the UK and Ireland

British Heritage Railways alphabetical listing - for information regarding heritage railways

iRail - heritage and model railway listings

The Siding - photos of modern and steam traction including a super photo of 30075

RailServe - The Internet Rail Directory with links to more than 13,000 websites

For Heritage Railways operating USA 0-6-0T locomotives:-

Bluebell Railway - home of USA tank 30064 (currently liveried as USATC WD1959)

Kent & East Sussex Railway - base of 30065/DS237 "Maunsell" and 30070/DS238 "Wainwright"

Keighley & Worth Valley Railway - for USA tank locomotive 30072

Goes-Borsele Railway Museum - steam centre in South West Netherlands. Until recently operated Davenport built USA Tank Locomotive WD4389 which is now awaiting overhaul. Site in Dutch language

Davenport built WD4389 "Ing. HF Enter" on the Goes-Borsele Railway - date and credit unknown

Sites dedicated to or containing information about USA tank locomotives overseas:-

Slovenian Railway Museum - 60 locomotives with "virtual reality" tours. The curator of the museum is Professor Mladen Bogic who helped Project 62 locate and purchase 30075

Tractive Efforts - Steam in China, follow site links for detail of the XK2 class

Store Steel - the home of 62-669 prior to purchase by Project 62 in 1990

ArcelorMittal Zenica - from whom 62-521 was acquired to construct 30076

Other sites of interest:-

Steam - the GWR Swindon Works museum. USA tanks were assessed here and formed a basis for the GWR/Western Region 1500 series Pannier Tanks designed by Hawksworth

OVS Bulleid was responsible for the design modifications to the USA 0-6-0T steam locomotives which were taken into Southern Railway stock in 1946. For more detail about Bulleid's work click on this link to the Bulleid Society pages

Eastleigh Railway Preservation Society - for history of Eastleigh Works where the USA Class was rebuilt from the USATC S100 to form the 14 Southern/BR locomotives 30061-74 plus news of locomotives 828 "Harry A Frith" and 850 "Lord Nelson

Craftmaster Paints - suppliers of paint for Project 62's overhaul of 30075

Contact us - for further information about 30075 and 30076, joining Project 62 or comments about this website

Updated 1st September 2017

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