The Spring Gala at the East Lancashire Railway was marred by bad weather. It's a shame because the loco line-up was worth braving the elements to get there.
Here we see Class A4 no. 60009 Union ... (more)
'Black Five' 45212 crosses the River Avon at Bradford-on-Avon with 'The Bath Christmas Market' from Poole.
It's fun to break the rules! The late afternoon sun glances across the meadows as the late-running 4pm departure out of Pickering heads back to Grosmont with the last train of the day. This view i... (more)
Darnholm Gorge is a dramatic and picturesque cleft that cuts deeply into the North York Moors plateau. It also makes a hard task for locomotives climbing towards Goathland station (about 1/2 mile ... (more)
When not munching on sweet Yorkshire grass, this is the view enjoyed by contented cows looking down the lower Worth valley towards Ingrow and Keighley. 'Black 5' No.45212 is striding purposefully ... (more)
Several preserved railways can boast a steam crane on their stock lists. Few are as magnificently presented as the Cowans Sheldon example based at Ingrow on the KWVR. Here she is, in lovely early ... (more)
If you haven't visited the picturesque valley of the River Worth, this image hopefully gives a good impression of the scenery. Victorian mills are dotted along the valley bottom, built to harness ... (more)
The snow has all but melted into the lineside meadows offering an opportunity for reflections of a passing train. Former London Midland & Scottish Railway 'Black 5' No.45212 was in her 70th year h... (more)
Passenger's view of 45212 on a southbound train in the last afternoon. Nikon FM, Tamron 80-210 zoom (@ ~210mm). Kodacolor Ultra (400)