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  1. GHWood liked marshall5's post in the thread Isle Of Man Steam Railway.

    Meanwhile back on the IMR ........ At Port St. Mary goods shed work continues on the cosmetic restoration of No.5 Mona built for the opening of the South line in 1874. The main task of the last 2 Saturday working parties (both of us!) has been...

    Self working on No.5 21.1.23.jpg Feb 1, 2023 at 11:25 PM
  2. GHWood liked Michael B's post in the thread Isle Of Man Steam Railway.

    F14 on the right.[ATTACH]

    Douglas WS Mona 27.5.1966 B.jpg Feb 1, 2023 at 11:24 PM
  3. GHWood liked Michael B's post in the thread Isle Of Man Steam Railway.

    The whole engine. G5 on the right.[ATTACH]

    Douglas WS Mona 27.5.1966 A.jpg Feb 1, 2023 at 11:24 PM
  4. GHWood liked Michael B's post in the thread Isle Of Man Steam Railway.

    And another.[ATTACH]

    Douglas WS Mona 1 27.5.66 .jpg Feb 1, 2023 at 11:24 PM
  5. GHWood liked Michael B's post in the thread Isle Of Man Steam Railway.

    In May 1966 there was a real possibility most everything would be scrapped - as so much railway was being at the[ATTACH] time - hence some detail shots with a brand new 35mm slide camera. This is Mona in Douglas Shed, looking as if it...

    Douglas WS Mona Motion 27.5.66.jpg Feb 1, 2023 at 11:24 PM
  6. GHWood liked Chris86's post in the thread Isle Of Man Steam Railway.

    Not sure why H&S folk get such a hard time...... Some of us are actually very pragmatic, and work/have worked doing some really high risk, potentially quite deathy work in the past. There are some pillocks out there, but you could argue the...

    Jan 29, 2023 at 8:52 AM
  7. GHWood liked marshall5's post in the thread Isle Of Man Steam Railway.

    Flat cap and a Woodbine, that's PPE Victorian style. Ray.

    Jan 29, 2023 at 8:51 AM
  8. GHWood liked marshall5's post in the thread Isle Of Man Steam Railway.

    I'm not aware of any photographs but the locos were shipped in a semi-dismantled state (after being steam tested at Gorton) as, in 1873, there was no crane in Douglas capable of lifting a complete loco. The parts were taken to the IMR workshops...

    scan0032a.jpg Jan 29, 2023 at 8:51 AM