A Selection of Black 5s


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

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

Side by Side in Grosmont Station, NYMR

Side by Side in Grosmont Station, NYMR

I’ve been tidying up my HDDs and came across quite a lot of images taken before I started this website so I’ve decided it might be a good idea to … View the full post