Tuesday, April 23, 2013

0Z35 Crewe - Berkeley

37259 + 20303 pass Aldridge Junction today.

Monday, April 8, 2013

The Great Marquess

61994 is seen passing through Sutton Park on 19th March, running from the East Lancs.Railway to Tyseley for works attention. Three days later and some late winter snow had arrived with a vengeance, 61994 was oblivious to the weather though as she ploughed through Aldridge on her return to the ELR. There must currently be a shortage of steam support coaches...

Sunday, April 7, 2013

On The Hunt

This unusual 1937 photo shows a loco hauled short freight of about five wagons plus brakevan, stopped near bridge 41 at Bracebridge in Sutton Park. Looks like the local huntsmen have lost their hounds, or maybe a fox is hiding under the wheels of the train ? Copyright GWR.