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LMS Route: Nuneaton to Coventry

Coventry Gas Works: misc_covgas352

John Shaw seen with his fireman Snowy carrying out some maintenance work

John's full name was Arthur John Shaw and for many years he shunted coal at the Gas Works with a mate called Snowy. He worked at the Gas Works upto its closure driving the diesel locomotive which replaced the steam engine. He also worked at Courtaulds driving their locomotives, including their diesel locomotive, until his retirement.

Barrie Shaw