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Quainton News Archive - Quainton News No. 100 - October 2008

Hudswell Clarke 0-4-0ST No. 1742 Millom

Newslines - Millom's Launch into service

Ronnie Mitchell spotted Millom as he flew over the Millom Haematite and Iron Co site and purchased it, after which she arrived at Quainton in 86. Following the excellent overhaul featured in qn 99, the loco made its inaugural run on 6th April 2008 in the presence of Bucks County Councillors. In this shot captured by Andrew Bratton, Ronnie Mitchell, with his wife, is about to take control of Millom for its inaugural run.

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Andrew Bratton

The text in this Quainton Railway Society publication was written in 2008 and so does not reflect events in the 6+ years since publication. The text and photographs are repeated verbatim from the original publication, with only a few minor grammar changes but some clarifying notes are added if deemed necessary. The photos from the original publication are provided as scans in this internet version of this long out of print publication.

Newslines - Millom's Launch into service - Quainton News No. 100 - October 2008

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