ADB966508 (ex D3035)

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ADB966508 along with ADB966507 at Lincoln East Holmes in May1975. At this time both retained the 'A' prefix to their number.   Dave Glossop

Folowing the departure of ADB966507 to March in early 1976, ADB966508 was left on its own at Lincoln East Holmes as seen in this photograph taken on 28th March 1976. By this time the 'A' prefix had been removed.   Dave Glossop

Converted at Doncaster Depot in 1973/1974. It was initially located at Doncaster Depot but after a short time moved to Lincoln. Sightings of this at Lincoln are particularly sought in order to establish exactly where at Lincoln this was berthed during its period there. In early 1976 it along with ADB966507 lost its ‘A’ prefix. However, by early 1977 it had gained a ‘T’ prefix. Scrapped at Doncaster Works in 1979.

 

This 1977 picture shows ADB966508 now carrying the 'T' prefix at Lincoln East Holmes.   Dave Glossop

When this picture was taken on 25th March 1979 any intentions of using TDB966508 as a snowplough were no more. It had ny then had its plough blade removed.   Dave Glossop

Sightings for ADB966508

Loco Location Date Seen by
ADB966508 Doncaster Depot 25/11/1973 Paul Green  
ADB966508 Doncaster Depot 05/01/1974 p.122 3/74 RO  
ADB966508 Lincoln Depot (+ADB966507) 14/07/1974 p.339 10/74 RO  
ADB966508 Lincoln East Holmes (+ADB966507) 17/11/1974 Nigel Sporne  
ADB966508 Lincoln East Holmes (+ADB966507) 20/12/1974 A Yates  
ADB966508 Lincoln East Holmes (+ADB966507) 12/10/1975 Dave Glossop  
ADB966508 Lincoln East Holmes (+ADB966507) 19/01/1976 Mike Martin  
ADB966508 Lincoln East Holmes 28/03/1976 Dave Glossop  
ADB966508 Lincoln East Holmes 18/07/1976 Kevin Watson  
ADB966508 Lincoln East Holmes 05/02/1977 Peter Hall  
ADB966508 Lincoln East Holmes 29/05/1977 Peter Hall  
ADB966508 Lincoln East Holmes Yard 04/11/1977 Paul Green  
ADB966508 Lincoln East Holmes Yard 08/04/1978 Paul Green  
ADB966508 Lincoln East Holmes Yard 16/07/1978 Steve Webster  
ADB966508 Lincoln East Holmes Yard 07/09/1978 Paul Green  
ADB966508 Lincoln East Holmes Yard 25/10/1978 Paul Green  
ADB966508 Lincoln East Holmes 19/03/1979 Peter Fogarty  
ADB966508 Lincoln East Holmes 25/03/1979 Dave Glossop