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Devon Steam Miscellany

Photographs taken August 2006

Ex-GWR small Prairie tank No. 4555 climbs towards Broadsands with a train for Kingswear.

In wet conditions and with a heavy load of 9 cars, the climb was a severe test for the small locomotive which slipped continually and, at times, was reduced to almost walking speed - or less!.

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