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John & Henry McLaren Ltd.

1918 McLaren 10 nhp 25 ton Scenic Showmans Road Loco - Goliath (Carole)
Works no. 1623 - Reg. no. DH 2482
Supplied to War Office for gun haulage in France. In 1919 it was bought by Midlands Amusement Caterer, Pat Collins of Walsall who had it converted to full Showmans scenic specification. It passed in to the ownership of Alton Towers Amusement Park where it was put on show. Purchased in 1970 by Rev. Fred Coley of Redditch, Worcs., who restored it from a derilict condition. It is the largest and only 10 nhp McLaren showmans engine in existence. The rear wheel height is 9ft 6ins.

1918 McLaren 10 nhp 25 ton Scenic Showmans Road Loco - Goliath (Carole)