Model Note

Private Owner Wagon Information

Type: Information
Author: M Hedley
Location: Goole, UK
Date: 25 Apr 2008

Note: In the 1930s the WIMPY brand was created. The name was inspired from the Wellington Wimpy character of Popeye cartoons. In 1954 J LYONS & Co established the first "WIMPY BAR" at Lyon Corner in London.

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Category: Freight Rolling Stock
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Years Released: 1983 1984 1985 1989
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