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  1. johnofwessex replied to the thread Even Steam Engines are "racist" it seems.

    https://museumcrush.org/uncovering-and-telling-the-stories-of-railways-steam-and-slavery/ I came across this after @Jamessquared posted a link to the article about a collection of railway photo's on this site

    Nov 27, 2021 at 10:50 PM
  2. johnofwessex liked Old Kent Biker's post in the thread Lynton and Barnstaple - Operations and Development.

    Black 5 45212 around 1969/70 https://adsspot.me/media/tv-commercials/solvite-train-19fd26bf9ed0

    Nov 27, 2021 at 6:25 PM
  3. johnofwessex liked Jamessquared's post in the thread West Somerset Railway General Discussion.

    But OTOH, the coal bill is a small amount of the total cost of running a train. It probably costs you about £40/mile to run a train, and the coal might be, say, £5/mile contribution to that. And then if your loco+train weight is say 320 tons (110...

    Nov 25, 2021 at 10:37 PM
  4. johnofwessex replied to the thread Edward Thompson: Wartime C.M.E. Discussion 2012 - 2021.

    Signed copy received today

    Nov 25, 2021 at 5:50 PM