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Sentinel Diesel No. 24
Sentinel Diesel No. 24 is an interesting example of the change-over by a locomotive manufacturer from steam to diesel.
This first-generation diesel is powered by a Rolls Royce six-cylinder engine of 173 hp. Rebuilt by Thomas Hill / Sentinel in 1967, under works number 188C. No. 24 arrived at Quainton in December 1987 from the Booth's scrapyard having spent its final years at CEGB's Stella North Power Station.
Current Location - Statfold Barn Railway, nr Tamworth, Staffordshire (Private Site)
|Builder :-||Sentinel||Date Built :-||1955||Works No. :-||9597|
|Running No. :-||24||Name :-||-||Wheel Arrangement :-||0-4-0DM|
|Tractive Effort :-||173hp||Weight :-||-|
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