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  1. marshall5 liked Martin Perry's post in the thread Steam in Pennyslvania.

    East Broad Top No 16 is back; [MEDIA] Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk

    Feb 2, 2023 at 9:42 AM
  2. marshall5 liked Mike Buttell's post in the thread Isle Of Man Steam Railway.

    The 2023 timetable for the steam railway has now been published. A few less trains in low season, the commuter club runs during TT only. This timetable will be added to by the dining services which will be released in due course. go to rail.im...

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  3. marshall5 liked Michael B's post in the thread Isle Of Man Steam Railway.

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  4. marshall5 liked Michael B's post in the thread Isle Of Man Steam Railway.

    I arrived to find the suspension notice here, glued inside a window at Douglas Station, but with no trains running. The answer to a knock at a door said the suspension was now full closure, but I produced my letter of introduction from Mr...

    Suspension of trains.jpg Jan 31, 2023 at 10:05 AM
  5. marshall5 replied to the thread Isle Of Man Steam Railway.

    Great photos and thanks for posting them. Much appreciated as there are very few good colour views of this period in IMR history. Cheers, Ray.

    Jan 30, 2023 at 10:44 PM
  6. marshall5 liked Michael B's post in the thread Isle Of Man Steam Railway.

    F14 on the right.[ATTACH]

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  7. marshall5 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 Jan 30, 2023 at 10:40 PM
  8. marshall5 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 Jan 30, 2023 at 10:39 PM
  9. marshall5 replied to the thread The Gwili Railway thread.

    Do you think that people might notice that all 74xx were black in B.R. days and 6430 is in lined green??? Ray.

    Jan 30, 2023 at 9:48 AM
  10. marshall5 attached a file to 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...

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  11. marshall5 replied to the thread Isle Of Man Steam Railway.

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

    Jan 28, 2023 at 7:33 PM
  12. marshall5 replied to the thread Isle Of Man Steam Railway.

    A 13 3/4 ton loco 5' up in the air on a wooden wheeled cart hauled by a single cylindered W&S traction engine over single lane dirt roads up to St.George's Bridge depot .... what could possibly go wrong? Ray.

    Jan 28, 2023 at 7:23 PM
  13. marshall5 attached a file to 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...

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