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  1. LMS2968 liked flying scotsman123's post in the thread Current and Proposed New-Builds.

    It seems this thread has just turned into "post a picture of a random loco"...

    Jan 21, 2018 at 5:58 PM
  2. LMS2968 replied to the thread Current and Proposed New-Builds.

    I've looked at quite a few threads on here, and the question that comes to mind is: How many different ways are there of asking 'Whet is you favourite / least favourite locomotive?'

    Jan 21, 2018 at 5:26 PM
  3. LMS2968 liked paulhitch's post in the thread Current and Proposed New-Builds.

    Arggh! That dreaded word "nice" again. Without a lot of hard work and financial sacrifice precisely nothing will happen irrespective of whether a project is nice or not. Railway enthusiasts need a periodic reality check. PH

    Jan 21, 2018 at 5:24 PM
  4. LMS2968 liked The Green Howards's post in the thread Current and Proposed New-Builds.

    The problem with the P2 is that almost simultaneously, two groups said "we're building a P2". One was a new group; the other a group with a proven track record. If you want to see an LNER 2-8-2 running in the UK, to whom are you going to give...

    Jan 21, 2018 at 12:29 PM
  5. LMS2968 replied to the thread Current and Proposed New-Builds.

    Beauty is indeed in the eye of the beholder, and if that's the shape that appeals to you, and indeed many others, no-one has a right to challenge that perception. Personally, I believe that the original 2001 was probably the most handsome...

    Jan 21, 2018 at 11:17 AM
  6. LMS2968 liked torgormaig's post in the thread Liveries!.

    Now you tell us. We've just spent weeks painting those bloody wheels black.............! Peter

    Jan 19, 2018 at 9:50 AM
  7. LMS2968 liked 5944's post in the thread Liveries!.

    Not too bothered about them, it's the daft little crown above the nameplate that irritates me!

    Jan 19, 2018 at 9:49 AM
  8. LMS2968 liked Johnb's post in the thread Liveries!.

    I knew someone would say that but you didn't spot the AWS battery box in front of the cab or bang plate under the bufferbeam!

    Jan 18, 2018 at 8:31 PM
  9. LMS2968 liked Jamessquared's post in the thread Liveries!.

    And almost certainly, the carriages shouldn't be Mark 1s, and certainly not on Commonwealth bogies, in any case! Tom (also heading for the door ...)

    Jan 18, 2018 at 8:31 PM
  10. LMS2968 replied to the thread Liveries!.

    The photo has been Photoshopped, but not in that way; I positioned the car exactly as shown. The Photoshopping (i) converted it from colour to B/W; and (ii) removed a couple of kids on bikes and in modern attire who rolled up at the last second....

    Jan 18, 2018 at 8:29 PM
  11. LMS2968 replied to the thread Liveries!.

    Now with the engine in blue livery, the coaches should really be Crimson and Cream. Sorry, which way's the door?

    Jan 18, 2018 at 7:16 PM
  12. LMS2968 liked jsm8b's post in the thread Liveries!.

    I'm sure much of that is down to some peoples obsession that their pictures must be in colour. Increasingly these days I find myself producing more images in black and white where mismatches of livery becomes less of an issue. What I do think...

    Jan 18, 2018 at 12:45 PM
  13. LMS2968 liked jsm8b's post in the thread Liveries!.

    The 90s were so much better :D [ATTACH]

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  14. LMS2968 liked John Petley's post in the thread Liveries!.

    It's perhaps ironic that, given the general unpopularity of the LNER teak set with photographers at the SVR as "there's no loco that matches it", that now the B1 has been repainted into LNER livery, at the forthcoming spring gala, there will be...

    Jan 18, 2018 at 10:17 AM
  15. LMS2968 replied to the thread Liveries!.

    I can agree with some of that, Andrew, but not all. Personally, I do try photographically to recreate the past, and believe that that's what preservation is really about. An example: [img] 42968 Glyndwfrydwy 10am Llangollen-Carog passenger 25-04-10

    Jan 18, 2018 at 8:53 AM