Andrew Barclay Works No 1889   No 3 0-4-0ST

AB1889-Aberdeen-Gasworks-No-3-Oct-1969.jpg

This locomotive was built in 1925 by Andrew Barclay to work at the Aberdeen Corporation Gas Works. It was employed there until it was replaced by diesel power in 1964. The locomotive was transferred to Aberdeen Council for preservation and relocated to Ferryhill.

Because of issues with vandalism and the lack of covered storage for the locomotive it was transferred to the Ayrshire Railway Preservation Group at Dalmellington in 1979.

The locomotive has since been restored as a static exhibit at the Grampian Transport Museum in Alford, Aberdeenshire.

Andrew Barclay 1889 at ScGB Aberdeen - April 1965.jpg 1889 at the Scottish Gas Board at Aberdeen – April 1965
AB1889-Aberdeen-Gasworks-No-3-Oct-1969.jpg 1889 at the Scottish Gas Board at Aberdeen – October 1969
AB 1889 Grampian Transport Museum  August 2013.jpg 1889 at the Grampian Transport Museum – Auigust 2013


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