S15 Class #847 is heading north with one of three excursions running during the "Flying Scotsman" gala.
Southbound S15 Class #847 about to enter the north portal of the tunnel.
BR Standard Class 5 #73082 "Camelot" makes an impressive departure from Horsted Keynes on the final day of the Flying Scotsman Gala. Trains were running from sunup to sundown and beyond!... (more)
I suppose if there is any way for an American to feel "at home" with UK steam, it's with the Southern! Bluebell tends to face their locomotives boiler north as the grade is a gradual 2%... (more)
3016 and 1210 blast up Molonglo Gorge on the ACT/NSW border, with a special from Canberra.
With clear stacks, 3016-3642 climb the grade out of Queanbeyan and into the Australian Capital Territory, returning tender-first from Bungendore.
The "Manor" Class locos were designed by Colett for use on secondary main lines.30 of them were built,this particular loco (named "Erlestoke Manor") entering service in 1939.78... (more)
A different breed of Southern steam than I'm used to....and in a trainspotter's dream community with homes lining either side of the tunnel. On this day, the wind was blowing to the northwest and ... (more)
A different breed of Southern steam than I'm used to....
A week of splendid weather and steam locomotives running in regular service in Southeast England....worth the effort of a long flight. This S15-class was built in 1936.