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Tuesday, 28 May 2013

More NYMR Pics

Three more pics from the recent North Yorkshire Moors Gala are included in today's post, 28th May 2013. Ten other shots make up the baker's dozen - six contributors are represented.
The first two pics are from John Smith. Pic number one shows Freightliner class 66, 66587 and Freightliner 'PowerHaul' class 70, 70005, both with engineers workings at Earlestown on 19th May 2013.
Code - May W14
Pic number two features the same class 70, 70005 with its load, taken separately, at the same location.
Code - May W15
The third and fourth pics are from Geoff Monks. Pic number three shows Freightliner class 66, 66596 with another engineers working, passing through Winwick on 25th May 2013. The Preston - Crewe run was an 'extra'.
Code - May W16
Our fourth pic, and Geoff's second, was also taken at Winwick but on 22nd May 2013. Blue liveried 'Celebrity' (Teenage Cancer Trust) class 60, 60074 Teenage Spirit, is pictured heading empty coal hoppers to FFPS from LBT.
Code - May W17
Following on in similar fashion is a pair from Jeff Nicholls. Pic number five features the two DRS class 37s which were regulars on our patch at the beginning of May. In this pic three Network Rail measurement coaches are sandwiched between DRS class 37, 37602 (top) and DRS class 37, 37610 T.S. Cassady (tail). The pic is dated  8th May 2013 and the location was Winwick.
Code - May W18

Jeff's second shot, number six overall, shows another 'Celebrity' loco, the privately owned, blue class 86, 86259 Les Ross. The electric loco was heading north on a Euston - Carlisle railtour as far as Carnforth, where Stanier 'Pacific', No.46233 Duchess of Sutherland was waiting to take over.
Code - May W19
The final shot, number seven in this section, is from Ieuan Wood. Two WCRC locos are shown passing through Winwick with a 'Northern Belle' empty stock move on 12th May 2013. The locos were class 47, 47786 Roy Castle O.B.E. and an unidentified class 57.
Code - May W20

Matthew Chambers has supplied the first two pics in this section. Pic number eight overall features two WCRC class 33s, 33207 Jim Martin and 33029 Glen Loy, double heading through Wigan North Western on 23rd May 2013.
Code - May A12
Matthew's second, pic number nine was taken on the same date at the same location. Pictured is EWS (DBS) class 92, 92002 H.G.Wells on a Bescot-Carlisle ballast working.
Code - May A13
Geoff Monks second pic of the blue 'Tug' 60074, Teenage Spirit, is next. This pic, number ten overall, was taken as the LBT-FFPS coal working approached Whiston Station on 25th May 2013.
Code - May A14
Pic eleven is the first of a trio from David Quayle, taken at the recent NYMR Gala. Pic eleven shows Stanier 'Black Five' 4-6-0, No.45407 The Lancashire Fusilier, standing next to BR 'Standard' class 4 4-6-0, No.75029 The Green Knight, at Grosmont. The latter loco was sold to the NYMR by artist David Shepherd in order to pay for an overhaul on his second loco, class '9F', 92203 Black Prince. David's pic is dated 10th May 2013.
Code - May A15

 Pic twelve from David features Nigel Gresley's 'Streak' 4-6-2, No.60007 Sir Nigel Gresley at Grosmont, on the same day, 10th May 2013. Diesel class 24, D5061, is also included in the pic.
Code - May A16
Our final pic in this post is David's third, number thirteen overall. Undergoing some minor maintenance at Grosmont are No.60007 Sir Nigel Gresley and Thompson 'B1' class 4-6-0 No.61264 running as No.61002 Impala.  The date was the same, 10th May 2013.

Code - May A17

Voting is underway for the 'Pic of the Month', April 2013 competition. The voting system is simple - just send me the yellow April 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 April dated pics posted between April 15th and 3rd May, are eligible and have code numbers. My email address is at the top of the blog. Every one of you, contributors or not, can vote.


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