Friday, 30 December 2011

happy new year everyone

Here are some shots I took at Tanfield Railway in thick snow.......

Tuesday, 13 December 2011

60532 "Blue Peter"

Class A2 Blue Peter.....these pictures taken in 1992 on the North Yorkshire Moors Railway,  the last year of her boiler certificate........she has since been restored to full working order.

Saturday, 3 December 2011

60017 Silver fox

my favorite loco as a kid was 60017 Silver Fox....i often saw her at Gateshead sheds in the 1960's.

here's her nameplate and badge in the railway museum york....

And here she is as i remember,  pulling out of Newcastle Central station ...