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  1. Ploughman attached a file to the thread Railways and People.

    I recall one shunt on a Saturday when Persil dragged everything outside for some reason. Then could not push it all back in. I volunteered to act as night watchman till a loco could be fired up on the Sunday. Anyway that allowed me to take this...

    Steamport 1975 shed.jpg Jul 11, 2020 at 6:30 PM
  2. Ploughman attached a file to the thread Railways and People.

    A site no longer with us. Can anyone identify the face in the bottom foreground? It's not me by the way, but I do know it's someone on here. [ATTACH]

    Steamport 1975.jpg Jul 9, 2020 at 7:57 PM
  3. Ploughman replied to the thread Loco names (Unofficial).

    Reveal time. 50013 was unofficially named WESTERN WOMBLE. I might just suggest that to the group at Levisham on the NYMR.

    Jul 9, 2020 at 6:08 PM
  4. Ploughman posted a new thread.

    Loco names (Unofficial)

    Just found an old notebook of mine in which I find details of locos seen around 1974 - 75 One of which has an asterix against it for having an unofficial name painted on the side. Will keep the name quiet for the moment and see if anyone else saw...

    Forum: Diesel & Electric Traction

    Jul 8, 2020 at 7:56 PM
  5. Ploughman liked Flying Phil's post in the thread Bridge that Gap: Great Central Railway News.

    Up early Johann! As you say, the EMRT does seem to now be the main North charity, but perhaps it is for infrastructure and the old LNER(GC) is for rolling stock?? What is an interesting possibility- and to my mind a very positive step, would...

    Jul 7, 2020 at 9:21 AM
  6. Ploughman replied to the thread West Somerset Railway Operations.

    I am ex Military and I don't recall that one. Translation for the P's Prior Preparation and Planning Prevents Piss Poor Performance.

    Jul 6, 2020