Small Class Number 1 "Rhodesia"
Built: Hudswell Clarke
Builders number: 1627 of 1929
To Museum: 1972
Tank-side plates in the 1990's
Photo. Geoff Cooke
Two tank engines, numbered RR 1
“Rhodesia” and
RR 2 “Winston
Churchill” were purchased from
Hudswell Clarke in 1929 to replace
‘Jack Tar’ at Beira.

Their wheelbase was too long for
Beira Docks, and they were stored
for twelve years before being used
as works shunters at Mafeking and
Umtali.
See also
#2 Mutare Museum
Number 1 in the Museum in 1973
The name plates were not then fitted
Photo. Geoff Cooke
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Number 1 in April 2005.
Photo. Geoff Cooke
Number 1 in January 2006.
Photo. Robert Adams
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