1st June W10 by John Smith
Featured is one of Charles Colletts finest, ex GWR 'Castle' class 4-6-0, No.5043 Earl of Mount Edgcumbe leading one of William Stanier's finest, ex LMS 'Princess Coronation' class 4-6-2, No.46233 Duchess of Sutherland. The 'Special' was 'The Cumbrian Conqueror' running Carnforth - Shap - Carlisle - Shap - Crewe - Tyseley; John's shot of the return leg was taken at Red Bank on 15th June 2013.
2nd June W3 by David Wood
David's pic shows double heading DRS class 37s in charge of spent nuclear fuel flasks from Sellafield. The location was Winwick and the date, 5th June 2013. Only the first 37 was identified as 37605.
3rd JuneW17 by David Wood
This shot highlights WCRC class 47, 47760. The loco was on the tail of 'The William Shakespeare' railtour running Barrow - Stratford-on-Avon. WCRC class 47, 47826, was at the head. The shot, a fine example of a 'glinter', was taken on 5th June 2013.
1st June W14 by Alan Rigby
Alan's pic of Fowler/Stanier 4-6-0, No.46115 Scots Guardsman, shows the loco heading 'The Fellsman' at Helwith Bridge on 26th June 2013.
2nd June W25 by David Wood
Taken at Helwith Bridge on 26th June 2013, David's pic shows Fowler/Stanier 'Royal Scot' class 4-6-0 No.46115 Scots Guardsman, on 'The Fellsman' railtour.
3rd June W3 by Ieuan Wod
Ieuan travelled to York on 8th June 2013 to shoot Stanier 'Pacific' No.46233, Duchess of Sutherland, in Brunswick Green livery.
Voting can now begin for the 'Pic of the Month', July 2013 competition. The voting system is simple - just send me the yellow July 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 July dated pics posted between 16th July and 1st August are eligible, and have code numbers. My email address is at the top of the blog. Everyone, contributors or not, can vote.