Albert Robinson, 92, reunited with restored steam loco at Great Yorkshire Showground

First published in News
Last updated

A PENSIONER has been reunited with a restored steam locomotive which he remembers from his years as an employee at the former Harrogate Gas Works Company.

Memories came flooding back for Albert Robinson, of Bishop Thornton, near Harrogate, when he showed Barber to his three-year-old great grand-daughter, Jessica Fox.

The engine was made more than a century ago and used to haul coal at the gas works but was taken out of service in 1946.

It is now taking pride of place on the President’s Lawn at the 156th Great Yorkshire Show, which takes place in Harrogate this week.

Send us your news, pictures and videos

Most read stories

Local Info

Enter your postcode, town or place name

About cookies

We want you to enjoy your visit to our website. That's why we use cookies to enhance your experience. By staying on our website you agree to our use of cookies. Find out more about the cookies we use.

I agree