Wilson Worsdell X1 LNER 2-2-4T "Aerolite" in preservation at the Nation Railway Museum in York
Photo credit National Railway Museum with thanks to NRM volunteer David Malinsky
Built in 1869 by Wilson Worsdell as a replacement for the original "Aerolite" that was destroyed in a railway accident, this locomotive known as the X1 underwent several rebuilds during its lifetime, its final rebuild in 1902 giving it its current form and 2-2-4T wheel arrangement. The locomotive was withdrawn in 1934 and was put into preservation and display at the National Railway Museum in York, England.
Another view of No.66 at the National Railway Museum, York.
Photo © Martin Clutterbuck (2010 August)
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