45305 was built by Armstrong Whitworth of Newcastle and was allocated to several depots before becoming based at Lostock Hall by 1968, one of only three steam sheds left at the end of BR steam. Withdrawn at the very end on 4 August 1968, she was sold to Draper Scrapyard, before being saved for restoration. Since 1996 she has been based at Loughborough, where her current boiler ticket expiring in 2020.
|Series||LMS Stanier class 5|
|Diameter driving wheels||1829 mm|
|Weight full||73 ton|
|Overheated area||21 m2|
|Grate area||3 m2|
|Cilinders||2: 470x711 mm|
|Fuel capacity||coal: 9,1 ton|
|Water capacity||18 m3|
|Remarks||This class is better known as Black Five.|
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