The Leeds Stedman Trust

GCR 2-4-2T No 729

© Norman Childs Photography

GCR Class 3, (Ex MS&L), later LNER Class F1, 2-4-2T No 729. Rex Stedman’s prototype for the second series of standard tanks. The original custodian of this unique locomotive was Tom (Tug) Wilson who arranged for its repainting. The model was passed into the custodianship of the Trust following Tom’s decease.