A Selection of Black 5s

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I’ve put together a selection of shots of Black 5s, Sir William Stanier’s mixed traffic workhorse of the LMS and later British Railways. View the full post

Monochrome Photos of the KWVR Spring Steam Gala

A few black and white photographs taken at the recent Keighley and Worth Valley Railway Spring Steam Gala View the full post

41241 at the KWVR Spring Steam Gala

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A few images of ExLMS Class 2MT 2-6-2T steam engine 41241 in action at the Worth Valley Railway Spring Steam Gala held a month ago just before Corvid19 started biting. … View the full post

The Lancashire Fusilier

Lancashire Fusilier

Following on from yesterday’s images from Grosmont, these are three shots of Black 5 45407 ‘The Lancashire Fusilier’, taken at about the same time. View the full post

Ghost Engine

Ghost Engine

Images from the Welsh Autumn Steam Gala on the North Yorkshire Moors Railway yesterday. The title, “Ghost Engine”, refers to the fact that the Black 5 engine 44771 in the photographs was scrapped some fifty years ago. The Black 5 with the 44771 number plate is in fact one of the NYMR’s engines, 45428 or more probably 44806, renumbered for the gala in keeping with the welsh theme. View the full post

Jubilee ‘Leander’ on the National Network

Jubilee ‘Leander’ on the National Network

Ex.LMS Jubilee class steam engine 45690 Leander approaching Thornhill East junction on the Calder Valley line of the national rail network early yesterday evening. The engine with it’s support coach … View the full post

Steam Engines at Ingrow West

Steam Engines at Ingrow West

Following yesterday’s monochrome shots taken at the KWVR Winter Steam Gala, today I’m uploading three colour shots of steam engines and their trains at or passing through Ingrow West station. View the full post

Double Headers on the Worth Valley Railway

Double Headers on the Worth Valley Railway

I’ve been sorting out my hard drives and processing some images from the Keighley and Worth Valley Railway’s Winter Steam Gala held earlier this year. Below are three shots of combinations of engines used as double headers on some of the train run over the weekend of the gala. View the full post