I did some googling a few years ago just for a bit of daftness to get a blue to quickly retouch the green bits on one of my 60103 photos just for...
I saw 46257 in July 1964 at Kingmoor, one of 7 Coronations I saw there and at Upperby that day. Just two or three months later the axe fell on the...
Signs of the times.
Who was that masked man?'[ATTACH]
Escaping from cloud shadow at Waitby.[ATTACH]
Making a racket up Shap.[ATTACH] [ATTACH]
Those were the days. Con-trails in the sky from airliners taking folks away on their hols.
I remember that.
True nostalgia. :)
The proper green. If 60163 had been built in Dec1949/Jan50, immediately following 60162 it would have been turned out in Express Blue, as was...
Or any of the Merchant Navies
Flying Scotsman hasn't been 'as built' since at least January 1947 when it was converted to A3 from its earlier A1/A10 standard.
I don't know about the rest of you but I still think of Tornado as a new loco - it hardly seems five minutes since it was rolled out under its own...
Now that's an A1.
[ATTACH] The thin, cloud-shrouded sun had gone below the hill behind me and the light was fading fast when Tornado stormed south a few minutes up...
Dodging the sun and almost dodging the rain at Shotlock Tunnel & in nice light at Waitby on the return.
[ATTACH] [ATTACH] Not great light this morning at Dandry Mire, even worse this afternoon at Greengate, but my Karma mustn't have been too bad,...
Just got back home from Birkett, where the light behaved itself.[ATTACH]
Railway Herald was showing 46100 for last week's run, right until the time it ran wih Britannia behind it. Let's hope that this time there are no...
I agree about the nameplate. 60114 'W P Allen' (36A Doncaster) had the pale blue nameplate when I saw it in 1964. Eye-catching at the time, maybe...
30th September 1978, Appleby.
'The Lord Bishop', commemorative train in his memory. 92220, 35028 & 4472 all present on the day.[ATTACH]
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