Sentinel Drivers club Rally 3rd-7th May 2019.
S4 No 9095 was built in 1934 at the Sentinel Waggon Works, UK. As a demonstrator with LHD and auto-stoker, it also had hydraulic brakes an tipping gear. Shipped over on S.S. Manchester Hero June 29th 1934 docking at Newport News in the state of Virginia USA. This was a promotional tour organised by Sentinel to promotes sales in the States. The promotional tour encompassed Virginia, Tennessee, Pennsylvania, Ohio and Massachusetts. Unfortunately a serious accident curtailed the trip and was returned to Sentinel. The parts (LHD steering, auto-stoker, etc) were used in S6 demonstrator No 9142 which was sold to the Pocahontas Coal Co of New York in 1935. This archive of photos was kindly donated by D.George.
Shrewsbury Steam rally, Onslow Park 2019.
S4 No 9095 Demonstrator, USA. 1934.
Jim Hatfield's DG and a visit to the Bluebell Railway 2020