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Monday, 26 December 2011

Alternative Photographs (34)

Yet another ten pics for today's post, 26th December 2011, sent in by nine contibutors

First up is is a shot of a humble 0-6-0ST taken on the Isle of Wight Steam Railway. The engine is one of fourteen built by the Hunslet Company for the War Department. WD192, 'Army' carries the name Waggoner. The photographer was Alan Rigby and the date,16th August 2011.

The next shot is from Barry Rigby. Stanier 'Black 5' 4-6-0, No.44932, is pictured on the long climb to Ais Gill on 13th August 2011. The railtour was 'The Lakelander' which ran Northampton - Ravenglass and return.

Shot number three was taken at St Helens Junction by John Smith on 17th August 2011. EWS (DBS) class 60, 60071 Ribblehead Viaduct is shown heading a coal working.

The Severn Valley Railway is the location for pic number four, from Colin Platt. New build Peppercorn 'A1' 4-6-2, No.60163 Tornado, is shown heading a passenger working near Highley on 23rd September 2011.

Shot number five is from Jeff Nicholls. Standard class '4' 2-6-0, 76079, (nicknamed 'Pocket Rocket') is pictured on the East Lancs Railway at Irwell Vale. The pic is dated 4th April 2009. The loco is now based at the North Yorkshire Moors Railway, awaiting overhaul.

Two locos are shown in the next shot, pic number six, from Bob McClellan. BR 'Standard' class '4', 2-6-4T No.80072, and  BR 'Standard' class '2', 2-6-0 No.78019, are standing at Carrog on the Llangollen Railway. This pic is dated 9th September 2011.

Matthew Chambers has sent in pic number seven taken at Wigan North Western Station on 29th December 2010. The working was a Euston - Wigan football special and the locomotive is Freightliner class 90, 90045.

Modified Bulleid 'West Country' class 4-6-2 locomotive, No.34028 Eddystone, is shown in shot number eight from David Quayle. The location is the Churnet Valley Railway at Cheddleston and the date, 13th November 2010.

The ninth pic is another from David Quayle, this one taken on the Keighley & Worth Valley Railway at Keighley. Ex LMS 0-6-0 class 3F 'Jinty,' No.47279, is pictured with ex Lancashire & Yorkshire Railway 0-6-0, No.957. The pic is dated 8th October 2010.

 Bevan Price takes us to Norway for the final shot, number ten, in this post. NSB 9.2063 is pictured emerging from a snow shed at Vatnahalsen on 15th June 1973. Yes, they do get snow in June.

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