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Naval Store wagon 161 built by Hurst Nelson & Co of Motherwell. Bo'ness 12th August 1991.
  
     
  The wagon's side lettering was as follows:
 
NAVAL STORE
NS161
All Inlets & Outlets to be
Securely Closed Before Dispatch
TARE 9-19-2    LOAD 14 TONS
 
     

   
 
Rail Album for railway and other photographs
Naval Store wagon 161. Side view. Bo'ness 12th August 1991.
 

         
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Rail Album for railway and other photographs
Naval Store wagon 161. Bo'ness 12th August 1991.
  

Rail Album for railway and other photographs
The wagon has acquired this axlebox cover from Charles Roberts & Co of Horbury Junction, Wakefield..

  
     
 

The wagon owner's plate lettering was as follows:
 
DIRECTOR OF STORES
ADMIRALTY
NS161    LONDON SW

 
     

   

         
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Rail Album for railway and other photographs
Naval Store wagon 161. Bo'ness 12th August 1991.

 
     
  The wagon was inspected and passed as fit for traffic by the attachment of a registration plate:
 
REGISTERED BY THE
1918
TO CARRY 14 TONS
817
L&NWRy
 
     

  
Rail Album for railway and other photographs
Naval Store wagon 161. Bo'ness 12th August 1991
The unusual wooden carriage behind the wagon is from NSB in Norway.


 
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