Every year Beamish museum opens its doors for three Fridays before Christmas for visitors to experience a 1913 Christmas. These are the ony times when it is possible to photograph the trams and tr... (more)
Sun is setting behind the hill behind me as a class 180 crosses Hawthorn Dene with the 15.30 Sunderland to Kings Cross train
I was waiting for a steam special which was so late it would have crossed this bridge in the dark. As it was this Azuma was a bonus. Diverted from the main East Coast line this working was heading... (more)
End of the shift. The light is fading fast as Ffestiniog railway's locomotive, Merddin Emrys,heads out of the station for the shed at Boston Lodge, iall the coaches are ready for the services for ... (more)
Some prefer to walk, oldies like me ride. At the summit of Mount Snowdon a diesel locomotive and coach leave for the return trip to Llanberis station. An hours ride away on UK's rack and pinion r... (more)
Heavy storm clouds over Laramie never get real close to Tie siding so I didn't get wet. A freight rumbles up the line towards the city with 7877 as helper at the rear.
Ancient and Modern. On its first trip north Azuma class locomotive rolls into Durham station with a train from London to Edinburgh. Locomotive is a new build, part of many which will upgrade the c... (more)
Third day of Tanfield's gala and an early start for everyone. Volunteer crews gather round for a briefing of the day's events as the locomotives raise steam. The two visiting engines are in the to... (more)
It is Tanfield Railway's annual gala and special guest engine is this 0-6-0 tank locomotive No 813. It is hauling the first train of the day past Bowes Bridge which, over 60 years ago was a small,... (more)
Daily trip working from the paper mill in Espanola to Sudbury
Small town America, soething that I love
I love this bridge!!
I went four days in a row to catch this train. Succeeded once!
For me chasing trains is like fishing, waiting around for ages and then making a catch. I don't throw it back though!!
Because the guest engines at Beamish museum's Festival of Steam ran on 15 inch gauge track it meant that for the first time locomotives with three different guages could be seen in one palce. Here... (more)