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A4 No4495

This sketch shows A4 locomotive No. 4495 'Golden Fleece'. Boris drew this scene in about 1942 after he and driver Wilf Philpotts had prepared the locomotive. It is on 'London Road', ready for the crew who would take it over to the station and then forward on its journey.
It is signed 'Bloge A Bennett', 'Bloge' being Boris's nickname at Grantham Loco. The date, 4.11.40, is Boris's seniority date, the day when he began work as a cleaner.
Lent by Boris Bennett.

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