Pic number one from Bob shows LMS class '5XP' (Jubilee) 4-6-0, 5690 Leander on a southbound returning railtour on 28th August 2005. The location was Red Bank.
Bob's second shot is of another classic steam locomotive, BR class '8P' 4-6-2, 71000 Duke of Gloucester. In the shot, the loco is approaching Newton-le-Willows on the ill-fated railtour of 17th September 2005, when it ran out of water at Stalybridge.
Alan's pic - a scan or copy photo - features class 86, 86602, heading sodium carbonate tanks at Dallam, on 12th September 1992.