Geoff's B&W Railway Photos

Page 4 - Smoke and steam...

Mostly oldies from the archives.

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All pictures are copyright G A Cryer. If you wish to use them in any way, please check my copyright notes

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46229 at Armathwaite   46229 Duchess of Hamilton leans to the curve at Armathwaite, 5 Nov 1983
A southbound Cumbrian Mountain Pullman, just starting to climb
60009 at Kirkby Stephen   No 9 battles through the wind and rain at Kirkby Stephen, 24 Feb 1990
Another southbound Cumbrian Mountain Express, in somewhat worse weather than the forecast had suggested...
80079 All Stretton   80079 (& 43106) working hard up the bank near All Stretton, 19 Feb 1983
Another foul day, this time a southbound Welsh Marches Pullman.
Hardwicke   LNWR No 790 "Hardwicke" runs alongside Flookburgh sands on the evening of 8 May 1976
No. 4472 Flying Scotsman is tucked in behind no. 790, doing most of the work...
850 Capernwray   850 "Lord Nelson" seen crossing Capernwray Viaduct
The southern leg of a Cumbrian Mountain Pullman, rarely used for steam today.
46229 Garsdale Head   46229 Duchess of Hamilton climbs away from Garsdale across Dandry Mire viaduct with a northbound Cumbrian Mountain Express
Same train (after reversal and loco change at Hellifield), same day. Trouble is, I can't work out which day. I know it is winter '80-'81, but the date? Anyone help?
Maude at Darwen   NBR No 673 "Maude" climbs away from Blackburn near Darwen, 17 May 1980
What a great day this was. It nearly didn't run, because of the fire risk.
5690 Leander, Stokesay   5690 "Leander" hurries past Stokesay Castle28 Jan 1984
Another southbound "Welsh Marches Express"
GW 4-6-0s, St Andrews   GWR 4-6-0s 7808 and 5900 cloud the sky near St Andrews, Birmingham 6 Oct 1979
One of several quickly grabbed B&Ws, after the more conventional slide shot.

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