Castle Firebrick Company

Gauge: 1ft 11½in (600mm)


Collection Objects

Number Railway Object Type Description Image
TYWRM:CF001 Castle Firebrick Company works plate Works plate for Kerr Stuart "Wren" Class No. 2460; 0-4-0 ST; 1915 file CF001.jpg
TYWRM:CF002 Castle Firebrick Company locomotive chimney Chimney from locomotive 'WREN' file CF002.jpg

The area of the Dee Estuary in Flintshire was the location for many claypits and brickworks. Notable among them was Castle Brickworks, operated by the Castle Firebrick Company from about 1865. A tramway connected its claypit and works. After the First World War a number of Kerr, Stuart built “Wren” locomotives worked the system.

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