1st: Interesting Works Plate.
2nd: Picture taken by my sister, showing my best side!
3rd: I think that it was her revenge for this 1968 picture...
Very enjoyable visit to Alan Keef's open day. I had no idea of the scale of the operation.
Corris 10 looked great.
Left just before 1 pm. Lady on...
What's with the Scottish star on the smokebox. :)
The England entry is interesting. Did they go to France, or were the LBSC just covering all the angles?
That repaint was due to it being WD property, wasn't it? A couple of I2's went to Longmoor after withdrawal by the SR.
I would imagine that, day...
When my father served in Aden 1964-65 the Aden Salt Works was closed. We took a look one day: all sorts of paperwork in the office, such as a...
I've no idea, frankly. The ownership would have been obvious - "Southern" in letters a foot high on the tender! I have wondered about the...
Driver's side is LHS. Steps are very asymmetrical. There is nothing on the RHS (fireman's) side. I have no idea as to whether or not GW ATC was...
May I please make a request for information, possibly concerning 2nd World War loco loans?
I spent this morning de-grotting (is that a word?) the...
Normal practice was for the class "name" to be the number of the first built (and lowest number), so the Standard Well Tanks were the "177" Class....
Langridge mentioned a visit by WAS to the Derby DO in which he queried the use of short-travel valves on the last batch of 0-4-4T's, which had...
And you just happened to be passing . . . .?
Look at it this way. Railway A runs Class 7 or 8 power on a light train, not from choice, but because the ranks of preserved main line locos are...
Also Black bands on the buffer cases.
[ATTACH] 'Dave' has had the pre-op and is ready to go to theatre.
Has anyone had a thought about trying to get one of the ex-DR 99.77-79 2-10-2T's?
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Thanks. A good buy, I imagine.
Nice ballast hopper. Where did it escape from?
Those 4 items will last over many overhaul periods, though.
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