New England 1956

1909 built and Doncaster based Ivatt J52 #68840 at New England in 1956, the year before it was withdrawn and cut up at Doncaster works.

Railway Pay Cheque

A metallic one-sided Peterborough Engineers railway pay check which were usually drawn from the wages office on a Thursday, prior to the Friday payday. The cheques would then be exchanged for a pay slip and the wages paid on signature.