Here are the winning entries from the October competition. Congratulations to Jeff Nicholls and Ieuan Wood.
NOTE: The last three pics to qualify for the November competition are attached to the end of this post.
1st= October W6 Jeff Nicholls
Pictured is DRS class 66, 66422 on a Coatbridge - Daventry intermodal. The pic was taken from beneath the M62 bridge at Winwick on 5th October 2013.
1st= October W5 Ieuan Wood
Ieuan's shot features Malcolm liveried class 66, 66434 on an engineer's working. The date was the same, 11th October 2013 and the location was Winwick.
3rd October W15 David Wood
David's pic shows Gresley 'K4' class 2-6-0, No.61994 The Great Marquess, passing light engine, through Winwick on 17th October 2013.
ALTERNATIVE UK & WORLD PICS
1st October A9 Jeff Nicholls
Resident 'Super D' (ex LNWR class G2) 0-8-0, No.49395 is pictured at the ELR Gala, crossing the River Irwell on 19th October 2013.
2nd October A15 David Quayle
David's pic shows ex LMS (Fowler) 'Jinty' 0-6-0 tank, No. 47324 masquerading as 'Jinty', 0-6-0T No.47584 with ex L&NWR class 'G2' 0-8-0, No.49395 in the picture also. This pic is dated 19th October 2013 and the location was Bury.
3rd = were October A6 by Alan Rigby and A5 by Geoff Monks
ALTERNATIVE UK PICS
Pic one was taken by David Wood at Beeston on 30th November 2013. Pictured are double heading, ex LMS Stanier 'Black Fives', Nos 44871 and 45407, heading a Euston - Chester steam special.
Code - November A10
The second pic is from Ieuan Wood and shows ex BR 'Standard' class '7', No.70013 Oliver Cromwell, at Beeston on 30th November 2013. The working was a Bristol-Crewe special.
Code - November A11
Another shot of the 'Christmas Cheshireman' special, Bristol-Crewe-Bristol is next, pic number three from Geoff Monks. The shot was taken at Hargrave (between Chester & Crewe) on the same date 30th November 2013 on the outward leg.
Code - November A12
Voting can now begin for the 'Pic of the Month', November 2013 competition. The voting system is simple - just send me the yellow November 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 November dated pics posted between 12th November and today, 3rd December are eligible, and have code numbers. My email address is at the top of the blog. Everyone, contributors or not, can vote.