Maryport & Carlisle Railway
Lowe, James W. British steam locomotive
Tulk & Ley supplied the early locomotives: WN: 1/1840 2-2-2 1 Ellen; 2/1840 0-6-0 2 Brayton; 3/1843 2-2-0 4 Harrison; 4/1845 0-4-2 7 Lowca; 5/1847 0-4-2 9; 9/1845 0-4-2 8 Harris; also Crampton 4-2-0 12/1850
Treloar, Peter. Locomotives of the Maryport & Carlisle Railway. Backtrack, 2003, 17, 497-500.
Photo-feature: 0-4-2T No. 17 - became LMS 11563; 0-4-4BT No. 26 allocated LMS 10618; 2-4-0 No. 13 (lasted into LMS but withdrawn in 1924/5); 0-4-2 No. 4 on passenger train; 0-6-0 (FR No. 7) as LMS 12488 on freight; 0-6-0 No. 30 (Yorkshire Engine Co. 1921) last surviving M&CR survivor in 1933/4.
Simmons, Jack. The Maryport & Carlisle Railway Oakwood Press, 1947.
Wells, Jeffrey. A perfect specimen: the rise of the Maryport & Carlisle Railway 1836-1890. Backtrack, 2019, 33, 150-7.
0-6-0 Tosh 1854
Cyls 16¾ x 22; heating surface 1265 ft2 120psi. Hauled 445 tons for 28 miles in 1¾ hours
General manager from 1857 to 1884 & eventual Board member: John Addison
Locomotive superintendents (Lowe)
and modifications via Wikipedia (27-02-2019)
John Bulman 1846
George Scott, 1848
George Tosh 1854-70
Hugh Smellie, 1870-1878
J. Campbell, 1878-?
William Coulthard, 1898-1904
John Behrens Adamson, 1904-1922[
The colours of locomotives, carriages, and wagons.
Locomotive Mag., 1897, 2,
Maryport & Carlisle Railway: locomotives green with black bands; carriages varnished teak.
Maryport & Carlisle Ry.
Locomotive Mag., 1905,
J.B. Adamson, locomotive superintendent, had adopted a new style of painting for the carriages of this line. Instead of showing varnished teak, the lower panels were now finished in dark green, and the upper portions were white with a faint greenish tinge, with gold striping round the panels, windows, etc.
Six-coupled goods locomotive, Maryport & Carlisle Ry.
Locomotive Mag., 1908,
14, 153. illustration
Built by North British Locomotive Company to design of J.B. Adamson, Locomotive Superintendent. No. 18, an 0-6-0 with 18in x 26in cylinders, 5ft 1½in coupled wheels, 1,139¾ft2 total heating surface and 18.3ft2 grate area.
New goods locomotives, Maryport and Carlisle Ry.
Locomotive Mag., 1921,
27, 228. illustration
Two J.B. Adamson design built Yorkshire Engine Co. with 5ft coupled wheels, 19 x 26in cylinders activated by Allan straight link motion. and 1407ft2 total heating surface. No. 29 illustrated.
Mecanicien. E.B. Wilson's 0-6-0 goods engine. Maryport & Carlisle
Railway. Locomotive Mag., 1943,
49, 184. illustration: drawing (side elevation)
Number 13: a standard Railway Foundry product supplied in 1855 with double frames, inside cylinders. The last were suppliied to the Abergavenny & Hereford Railway were Works Numbers 628-633 and the running numbers were 14 to 19. It is estimated that 160 locomotives of this standard type were manufactured plus a further four by Manning Wardle (WN 24-27) for the North Eastern Railway (running numbers: 433-6). The locomotives were produced over 12 pits and the output was one per week. They had 16 by 24-in cylinders, 5-ft coupled wheels