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Bahamas Mainline Tour: 9/2 & 16/2/19

Discussion in 'What's Going On' started by Ariel, Nov 13, 2018.

  1. Landshrew

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    Saw a few images from this spot, all over 5 years ago and none too recent. so the first thing I did upon arriving at Citadel yesterday morning was to see if this spot was still viable. You have to negotiate the trees at the back of the B&Q car park to reach it, but it's a decent spot if you don't fancy the station, only room for one mind! Got a tear in the jeans from sitting on the concrete post above the rusty fence, but I'd say it was worth it for the shot, and getting as much vegetation out of the frame as possible.
     
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    Indeed. Very fine. "Atmospheric"!
     
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    Near Helwith Bridge-©copyright 2019-Peter Ainsworth.jpg After an absence of over 24 years, 'Bahamas' reacquaints herself with the S&C and is seen here near Helwith Bridge
     
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    That's a remarkably well-exposed picture, looking up against the sky on a dull day. Rods down, too. Congratulations
     
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    45596 looks rather decent. There was the expected stop-start run onto NR metals. Currently at Hellifield in pleasant weather conditions. 37516 is today's tail-gunner.
     
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    Ice cream stand in position at Appleby...
     
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    Going well at Helwith Bridge!

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    Good to meet you today How did you get home and process it in that short time?
     
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    Yes, was good to meet you too John! I Left around 11am...it's only 90 minutes max to home via Ingleton/Lancaster.
     
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    At Coniston Cold.

     
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    At Sherriff Brow.

     
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    Thanks...needs a bit more work in photoshop (I'm too impatient)!
     
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    Footage of 45596 in fine form at Gargrave and Helwith Bridge.

     
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    My shot at Selside.

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    A reasonable day, but don't think the return run from Appleby to Garsdale has done much to worry the timers as shovage seemed in evidence. Didn't get below 40mph on Ais Gill, which one would expect with a Class 6 with 11 plus idling 37.
     
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    45596 at Coniston Cold, Sherriff Brow , Smardale Curve and Waitby Rock cutting but sadly the 37 was doing more on the return leg .

     
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    At Waitby Rock Cutting.

     
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    Bahamas 1b (2).jpg

    Once again looking and sounding superb 'Bahamas' works 1Z59 'The Keighley Worth Valley Railway' towards Ribblehead with Mick Kelly driving and Andy
    Simkins on the shovel

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    Not much sun about today as 'Bahamas' works 1Z61 'The Bahamas Renaissance' through Staingills with Chris Cubitt driving and Matt Earnshaw firing
     
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    Leaving Carlisle. The sun, which had been out for about an hour went in behind a dark cloud 5 minutes before the train arrived and came out again as the 37 was passing.
     

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