Craig Tiley - County at Swindon Works
Steam Railway Locomotive Birthday Card - Great Western Railway County Class Locomotive 1000 County of Middlesex by Craig Tiley
As last CME of the Great Western, F.W Hawksworth was not given the time to design locos to equal those of his illustrious forebears. Yet, his most famous creation, the 10xx or ‘County’ class were excellent performers with more power than the famous ‘Castle’ class. This, in turn, resulted in the last batch of Castles having Hawksworth improvements.