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  1. ragl liked Monkey Magic's post in the thread Sir Nigel Gresley - His work and what might have been.

    Apologies for taking a month to respond to this. The way in which attitudes embed and reproduce themselves and why is interesting. Along with the problem of actually getting changes in mindsets and approaches. I am not so sure about whether...

    Jan 24, 2022 at 9:55 PM
  2. ragl liked S.A.C. Martin's post in the thread Flying Scotsman.

    It’s an odd one because arguably the V2s should have had them from the start, given the work with Humorist, the P2s, and the W1, but as you say, the patent was an issue for Gresley - but not Thompson, as the patent had run out...

    Jan 24, 2022 at 9:50 PM
  3. ragl liked 242A1's post in the thread Flying Scotsman.

    Patents, licences and litigation. James Watt was very active in dissuading people who he judged to be infringing his patents and his actions delayed the advancement of steam technology. He was able to afford recourse to the law which other,...

    Jan 24, 2022 at 9:48 PM
  4. ragl liked FlyingScotsman4472's post in the thread Cumbrian Mountain Express 2022.

    [ATTACH] 45699 exiting the 106 yard long Shotlock Hill Tunnel fabulous sound from the Jubilee on the approach worth the journey for that alone. [ATTACH]

    LMS Jubilee Class 45699 at Shotlock Hill Tunnel wcme  facebook.jpg Jan 23, 2022 at 9:32 AM
  5. ragl liked steamingyorkshire's post in the thread Cumbrian Mountain Express 2022.

    LMS 5XP No.45627 'Sierra Leone' seen hauling 'The Winter Cumbrian Mountain Express' - 22nd January 2022. Seen passing Newsholme, Langcliffe and Bessygill. Video Available Here [img]

    Jan 23, 2022 at 9:32 AM
  6. ragl liked nige757's post in the thread Cumbrian Mountain Express 2022.

    45627 seen from a Chapel lane bridge and foot crossing, Sheriff Brow and Shap Summit. [MEDIA]

    Jan 23, 2022 at 9:32 AM
  7. ragl liked GBoreham's post in the thread Cumbrian Mountain Express 2022.

    Footage of 45627 today at Lostock, Rimington, Helwith Bridge, Shap and Leyland, along with shots of the Blue Pullman at Blea Moor and Leyland. [MEDIA]

    Jan 23, 2022 at 9:32 AM
  8. ragl liked wazza588's post in the thread Cumbrian Mountain Express 2022.

    With full sun but a trains length away the Jubilee passes Great Strickland on the return: [ATTACH] Richard

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  9. ragl liked sgthompson's post in the thread Cumbrian Mountain Express 2022.

    45627 at Chapel Lane , Sheriff Brow and Shap summit . [MEDIA]

    Jan 23, 2022 at 9:31 AM
  10. ragl liked Shep Woolley's post in the thread Cumbrian Mountain Express 2022.

    [ATTACH] Making a wonderful sight and sound No. 45627 'Sierra Leone' works the first of this seaons 'Cumbrian Mountain Expresses' through Dent Station with Mick Rawling driving, Craig Todd firing and Matt Miller Guard [ATTACH] With darkness...

    CME 45627 1b.jpg CME 45627 2b.jpg Jan 23, 2022 at 9:31 AM
  11. ragl liked iancawthorne's post in the thread Cumbrian Mountain Express 2022.

    My thanks must go to @Gladiator 5076 for highlighting the departure from Carlisle Platform 4. Lunds and Citadel today... [img] Green Jubilee at Lunds [img] Jubilee at Carlisle Citadel Platform No.4

    Jan 23, 2022 at 9:30 AM
  12. ragl liked Fred Kerr's post in the thread Cumbrian Mountain Express 2022.

    As noted below [ATTACH] [ATTACH]

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  13. ragl liked Davo's post in the thread Cumbrian Mountain Express 2022.

    Despite been in coach J with my mate it sounded like the Jube was doing the lions share of the climb up through Gisburn and the long drag ,I hope anyone in premier dining or 1st class could tell like wise by the exhaust off 45627 galbertaleone...

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  14. ragl liked ribble's post in the thread Cumbrian Mountain Express 2022.

    The mixed-up Green Jubilee at Selside Shaw with the WCME on 22/1/2022 David Price Cop Lane on Flickr[ATTACH]

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  15. ragl liked RalphW's post in the thread Cumbrian Mountain Express 2022.

    Note other genders are available.:rolleyes:

    Jan 23, 2022 at 9:29 AM