Dapol 7F-052-009W Bellamy & Bendall Cheltenham 5 Plank Open Coal Wagon 50 RCH 1887 Weathered O Gauge
Model of Bellamy & Bendall of Cheltenham 5 plank open wagon number 50. This model with a lightly weathered finish.
This 8-ton capacity 5 plank wagon was recorded by the Gloucester RCW photographer in October 1900, photo number 2232 on being taken on hire by Bellamy & Bendall of the Montpellier Coal Exchange, Cheltenham. The wagon is described as painted purple-brown with white lettering shaded black and on hire at the time of delivery carries Gloucester owners plate number (appears to be) 35777, with a GWR railway registration plate.
Photo held at Gloucestershire County Records Office in the Gloucester RCW albums.