Front cover of heritage railways "mannin to steam". Exciting times!
Don't even get me started on my views on them!
Seriously though its an interesting comparison to make.
Seen old footage of a man with a large spanner setting the salter spring valves of a double Fairlie at ffestiniog. Fascinating to watch
Don't forget the London Transport panniers....
Look out for the book "Red panniers" Marvellous read and gorgeous pictures.
For beauty you can't beat a Furness baltic!
Pity I was looking forward to that ...
Now there's a nice bit of kit for someone. Hope it goes to a nice home
Spam or salami?
Saw them both today running past Penrith Beautiful but fudged my photo
I'm relieved to see that the islands government finally seems to be giving thought to the future of the railway with an investment plan and works
Her timings out. No crisp Swindon bark.
Personally I think saints, stars and castles look far better with the 3500 gallon tenders.
Gwr enginemen disliked all over cabs funnily enough and rigidly stuck to what was in place.
A vital piece of the story of standardisation, Churchwards revitalisation of great western motive power and even the story of how nationally,...
Then what's kolaphur got?
Best one I've heard all day. Had me laughing fit to burst.
Perhaps too controversial.
Possibly but I'm happy to see what equates to a Saint running.
I hope this isn't an April fools...
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