FOWLER Road Locomotive “THE LION”
No. 14115, built 1914
Reg No. XC 9653
The well known example of a Fowler B6 type heavy haulage road locomotive.
Built new during the First World War, “The Lion” operated in France during the conflict before entering civilian ownership, latterly joining various heavy haulage firms, including Pickfords.
3 speeds, compound cylinders, sprung front and rear and fitted with rubber tyres. Electric lighting via a Stones Turbo (steam turbine) generator set.
With current boiler certificates.
A truly magnificent machine with an excellent pedigree.