This locomotive was built by Neilson in 1892 and was used at the Beckton Gas Works which manufactured gas for most of London north of the Thames and was said to be the largest gas plant in the world.
Beckton By-Products Plant was a chemical works situated next door to the gas works and this locomotive survived there until October 1968 when it was purchased by Alan Bloom and moved to the Bressingham Steam Museum
In 2012 the locomotive left Bressingham and was put up for sale with an asking price of £40,000.
The whereabouts of this locomotive are unknown.
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