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

Buckfastleigh Station

Buckfastleigh Station

Black and White images of Buckfastleigh station, terminus of the South Devon Railway, a heritage steam railway that used to be the Ashburton branch of the Great Western Railway and British Railways before it was closed as part of the Beeching cuts of the 1960s. The branch originally terminated at Ashburton but had to be shortened to Buckfastleigh in order to allow the building of the A38 dual carriageway. View the full post

Tank Engine

Tank Engine

Three more shots from the recent Steam Gala on the Worth Valley Railway. These are all of one of the railway’s resident tank engine, ex. LNWR Coal Tank number 1054.
Two of the shots are taken at the passing loop at Damems and the other at Oxenhope station. View the full post

The Tin Bath

The Tin Bath

The Tin Bath, a rare rail excursion with the train being hauled, double-headed by two ex. LMS locomotives Black 5 44871 and Jubilee class 45699 “Galatea. The train was on a round tour, Preston, Manchester, Sheffield, Wakefield, Blackburn, Preston, Manchester the photos being taken as the train heads up the Calder valley through Dewsbury. View the full post