RailPictures.Net Photo: 34027 'Taw Valley' Great Central Railway Steam 4-6-2 at Leicester, Leicestershire, United Kingdom by Steve Armitage
 
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Great Central Railway (more..)
Steam 4-6-2 (more..)
Birstall leaving Leicester, Gt.Central Rly. (more..)
Leicester, Leicestershire, United Kingdom (more..)
January 20, 2001
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34027 'Taw Valley' (more..)
West Country (more..)
Steve Armitage (more..)
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It was foggy as I arrived in Leicester and I could only hope that getting 'up close' might be worthwhile. As the early sun filtered through the mist, 'Taw Valley' hurtled by heading for Rothley and thence on to Loughborough. I hadn't bargained on being quite so 'up close' as this and I fell backward into the frosted teasels. Shaken but stirred!
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