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Thursday, 10 October 2013

'Pics of the Month, August 2013' - RESULTS

Geoff Monks and Alan Rigby are the winners of the Winwick and Alternative UK competitions for August - congratulations to both of you. Today's post, 10th October 2013, is dedicated to the winners' shots and those of runners up.

WINWICK


1st August W11  Geoff Monks

The winning pic features  EWS (DBS) class 66, 66011 leaving Latchford north side loop on a Garston-Arpley working of empty car transporter wagons. This pic is dated 16th August 2013.





2nd August W14 Jeff Nicholls

Double heading DRS locos are shown in Jeff's shot. Class 37, 37425 is paired with class 57, 57004 on an empty, spent nuclear fuel working from Sellafield. The destination was Crewe, the location was Winwick and the date was 24th August 2013.





ALTERNATIVE UK PICS

1st August A3 Alan Rigby


Alan's shot shows the first leg of the  IT57 'special', taken at Widnes at 11th August 2013. Stanier 'Black Five' 4-6-0, No.45305, was at the head for the Liverpool - Manchester leg.





2nd August A10  Colin Platt



Colin's pic features Thompson 'B1' class 4-6-0 No. 61264 masquerading as No.61002 Impala. The shot was taken at Grosmont on the NYMR on 14th August 2013.







There were too many qualifiers in third place in both sections above to use in this post.

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