Wallis and Steevens 2183

Wallis and Steevens Roller 2183

Wallis and Steevens Roller 2183.

In 1900 Walter acquired another Wallis and Steevens single cylinder roller. This was a 10 ton model and carried works number 2183, new in 1891. The engine was purchased second hand from Wallis’s.

For some reason, Sewards only used it for a year, and then in December 1901 part exchanged it at the Basingstoke works for a new but identical engine, number 2570.

Initial history based on information kindly supplied by Kevin Lockyer from his articles re. Sewards of Petersfield.

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