RailPictures.Net Photo: 44871 British Railways Steam 4-6-0 at Ais Gill, North Yorkshire, United Kingdom by Steve Armitage
 
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British Railways (more..)
Steam 4-6-0 (more..)
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Ais Gill, North Yorkshire, United Kingdom (more..)
August 11, 1968
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44871 (more..)
IT57 Fifteen Guinea Special  (more..)
Steve Armitage (more..)
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40 years ago today, the curtain came down on British Railways steam operation. The finale took place on the famed Settle & Carlisle route. I'm posting several previously unseen images taken on that unforgettable day. Technically, perhaps they leave a little to be desired. Historically they're priceless. I hope you all enjoy them.
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Amazing pictures - part 3

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Beautiful scenery, steam locomotives... all inspiring pictures.
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Pace and pan shots of trains. If you're not in the locomotive cab or on-board the train, it's the next best thing to being there.
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