No.5 Colville's 1967-06-17 Gartsherrie
This photograph taken at the Baird’s and Scottish Steel Gartsherrie Iron Works, Coatbridge. The locomotive shown is B & SS Ltd No 5 (blue livery) built by Neilson Co in 1889 (works no. 3994). The iron works closed in June 1967, just days after the photo was taken and the four locomotives which worked there were scrapped. (The other three being No 3 (N 3629/87) -practically identical to No 5, No 19 an NBL 0-4-0ST (18385/08) and No 11 (another NBL 0-4-0ST, again same as No 5 but builder details not available).
Photo by and copyright of D P Williams