Continuing our present 'open season' theme, today's post 22nd July 2011, comprises six more pics from six different contributors.
The first pic is from John Smith, another taken at the Peak Rail Gala on 14th May 2011. 'Peak' class 44 (Sulzer type 4) D8, Penyghent, is shown at Rowsley. The class was built at BR Derby Works between 1959-60; all were named after British Mountains.
Next up is a shot of Haydock Foundry built 0-6-0 well tank Bellerophan, taken by Bevan Price. The loco was one of six built between 1868 and 1887 for Haydock Collieries. She is currently based at the Foxfield Railway, where Bevan took the pic (Caverswall Road) on 17th July 2011. Bagnall No.2 is shown behind.
Returning to steam again, pic number four has been sent in by Alan Rigby. The location is the Gloucester Warwickshire Railway and the date, 8th June 2008. 2-6-2T Prairie tank, No.5542, is pictured heading BR blood and custard carriages on a scenic part of the line.
Shot number five is from Jeff Nicholls, dated 21st August 1986. Class 37, 37420 Scottish Hosteller, is depicted at Lairg on an early morning train from Wick/Thurso to Inverness. The young boy in the pic is Jeff's son. now 31 years old.
The sixth and final pic is from Paul Holland. Ivatt class 2, 2-6-0 No.43106, is shown light engine at the Severn Valley Railway, Kidderminster, on 10th June 2001,