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Thursday, 3 January 2013

Pics of the Month, November 2012 - RESULTS

Here are the results for the 'November Pic of the Month' competition. Congratulations to winners Andy Parkinson, Ieuan Wood and Bob McClellan. Also included in this post, 3rd January 2012, are the final two pics to qualify for the December 2012 Pic of the Month competition.


1st = November W2  by Andy Parkinson. Posted 21st November 2012.

Andy's pic of DBS class 60, 60011, was taken at Newton-le-Willows on 10th November 2012. The railtour was 'The Pennine Panorama No.2' working Euston - Sheffield.

 1st =  November W18  by Ieuan Wood. Posted 30th November 2012.

DBS tug 60079, is pictured on a coal working at Winwick. Ieuan's pic is dated 21st November 2012.

3rd =  November W3  by John Smith. Posted 21st November 2012.

 John's pic shows the 'The Pennine Panorama No.2' again but his pic was taken at Winwick.  He adds that the working was via Copy Pit.

3rd = November W20  by Jeff Nicholls. Posted 30th November 2012.

The early morning 'Tesco Express' is featured in Jeff's pic. Now in the hands of DRS, the working was headed by double heading class 66s, 66303 and 66431. The pic was taken at Red Bank on 12th November 2012.



1st  November A3  by Bob McClellan. Posted 8th November 2012.

Bob travelled to the Lydgate Viaduct on the Copy Pit route to photograph EWS (DBS) class 60, 60071 Ribblehead Viaduct, heading empty tanks on a Preston - Lindsey working. The pic is dated 5th November 2012.

 2nd  November A7  by David Wood. Posted 26th November 2012.

David's shot was taken at Rainhill on 2nd November 2012; DBS class 60, 60015, is featured on a coal working.

 3rd = November A5  by Bob McClellan. Posted 21st November 2012.

A 'leaf busting' working is featured at Macclesfield with 'top n tail' class 66s in charge. The locos are EWS (DBS) 66040 and 66232. Bob's pic is dated 14th November 2012.

 3rd = November A2  by David Wood. Posted 21st November 2012.

This pic was taken at Rainhill on 7th November 2012. Featured are Northern Rail class 150, 150147 and DBS class 60, 60040, on a coal working.

The final two pics to qualify for the December 2012 'Pic of the Month' Competition are both from Bob McClellan.

The first shows ex SR 'U' class 2-6-0, No.31806, arriving at Alresford Station on the Mid Hants Railway, on 30th December 2012.

Code - December A11

The second pic features ex SR 'Schools' class 4-4-0, No.925 Cheltenham, leaving Ropley destined for  Alresford. The location once again was the Mid Hants Railway and the pic is dated 30th December 2012.

Code - December A12

Voting can now begin for the 'Pic of the Month', December 2012 competition. The voting system is simple - just send me the yellow December code numbers of the three pics you have chosen as 1st, 2nd and 3rd in each section, Winwick and Alternatives (UK and World combined). All December dated pics posted between December 6th and today, January 3rd, are eligible and have code numbers. My email address is at the top of the blog. Everyone reading this post is eligible to vote, contributor or not. Because of the poor weather in December the number of contributions is low, so voting is easy - get cracking please.

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