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Discussion in 'Photography' started by Britfoamer, Jul 27, 2017.

  1. Duty Druid

    Duty Druid Resident of Nat Pres

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    Really?..... well who'd've thought?..... and there was me thinking they were remote controlled! :rolleyes:

    One of these days, you may well feature in this thread......... ;) and there's nothing to stop you contributing to it either. :)
     
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    Oh dear, d'yer really think this face would be permitted online?!
    I don't want to go scarring you all!
     
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    46223 Part of the furniture Friend

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    Poulton-le-Fylde, September 2017. Where would we be without our mobiles?

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    Duty Druid Resident of Nat Pres

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    Blimey - there's a "blast from the past"!!!

    Spent many a day commuting to & from there - that fencing certainly wasn't there at the time!
     
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    They are all checking Real Time Trains because the on station timetable display has failed :Angelic:

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    That's for others to decide.... me?.... I'd be concerned about breaking my camera/lens! :eek:
     
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    Doubt it - more like they're bored sh_tless wondering when the next Northern service will arrive.......
     
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    It's running very late and already crowded....

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    Preston, April 1968. "Not this bag o' bones again!"

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    Yep - that probably sums up Northern - and a few others!

    Fine in the summer, but I doubt they'd be roof surfing come winter when the winds whipping in off the sea......
     
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    Rawtenstall, September 2012.

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    Train steward Brian Dodd places the Welsh Marches Pullman headboard on 5690 'Leander' at Shrewsbury. March 1982.

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    Got my spot, sitting it out until the engine arrives, even if it's next week!! DSCN0816.JPG
     
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    Waiting, with a message for the incoming driver... 123-25. SVR group 10.08.jpg
     
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    This is my paternal Grandfather he was a driver at 56A Wakefield, he started as a cleaner with the Lancashire and Yorkshire Railway and stayed at Wakefield for his full career before retiring in about 1962/3. During his time at Wakefield I believe he became the local branch president of ASLEF. As a child I remember stories from him about having to send his fireman ahead to climb signal poles to see the aspect in pea souper fogs and taking the family off to Blackpool but as the driver or fireman of the train. He would then finish his duty at Blackpool to join the family on Holiday, at the end of the holiday he would book on again at Blackpool and crew the Loco back to Wakefield. His main steeds in later years were dub Dee 2-8-0s as Wakefield had about 75 of them, I imagine that he would have been proud to have known that I have fired and driven a Dud Dee but this time a 2-10-0. Much to my amazement I find that Bachmann do a model of the very Loco that he is pictured on.
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    Train now arriving at platform 2, please stand back from the edge.......... P1070024.JPG
     
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    Men of the navy and steam, Chatham Dockyard

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