GWR 813 Preservation Fund

GWR 16908
GWR 16908
Pooley Van

Built 1905
Diagram CC2
Lot 487
Capacity: 8 Tons


Purchased in derelict condition from British Steel,
Llanwern Works, Newport, South Wales

Acquired 1995

Photo: Brian Stanway


Information from The GWR Wagon Registers

Orig 'Covered Van' then 'Pooley's Van'
18 ft body Iron & Steel frame & Body
Wheels 3ft 1 inch OK Boxes
Springs 4ft 6 inch Journals 8 x 4 inch
OK Boxes Buffers Spring Rod
Spring Thru drawgear Brake 'Orginally New Lever'
altered to Eitherside Lever Sn 26/05/45
Built GWR 18/3/05 Lot 487 Weight 7.14.0 (8.7.0 Sn 10/03/28)
Tool Van: Pooley & Son 'To be Returned to Bristol'