Discussion in 'What's Going On' started by iancawthorne, Nov 16, 2018.
Hence I prompted Nige to try the bridge as you get clag many a time just before
Lovely weather on the S&C today as 48151 heads today's 'Dalesman' rail tour northbound through Selside with Mick Rawling driving and Rob Russell on the
With a backdrop of Wild Boar Fell, LMS 8F Class 2-8-0 No 48151 works the return leg of 'The Dalesman' towards Aisgill summit David Blair driving and Bob
Bullock on the shovel
That was me on the other side of the wall. Nice to meet you.
Nice to meet you too!
Didn't stop at Appleby as we didn't need to (plenty of water)! Also meant that we arrived at Carlisle on time
Barely a hint of exhaust at Lunds, northbound in 20°+ temperatures.
Don't know what's been going on with the BR emblem on the tender. There's hardly any of it left . Looks like somebody's been over-zealous with the cleaning cloth. The one on the other side is a bit more intact.
It's the near end of ticket look.....
It's been like that on one side for 5 years now, gradually getting more worn. No complaints from me though. It's an 8F, the rough and ready look suits it.
It's still more legible than it was on 25th June 1967 at Kingmoor.
If only she had known then what an exciting future she had ahead of her.... If she was still in service then she must have been a reasonably late arrival at Barry*?
Actually checking she arrived at Barry in September 1968 and thus was one of the last arrivals, arriving some 7 years after the first GWR (subsequent) survivor (5552 May 1961) had arrived at Barry!
I never realised I was photographing a star in the making.
And captured quite unintentionally in 1973 waiting the call back to better things.
Which loco will be working this weeks Dalesman.
48151 or 45690
I believe that we will not be stopping at Appleby in either direction today.
More ice cream for tomorrow!
Approaching Ribblehead Station.
48151 at Bentham and Stainforth Tip on todays Dalesman
On the return through Waitby rock cutting.
Many thanks to Ralph for his help.
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