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Personal blog of Steam Galas & Mainline Steam running from around the North of England. Pictures copyright of Author!!

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Steel, Steam & Stars I - Llangollen - 2007


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21/04/2007 - Pictures from Saturday - A Mega steam festival which surpassed even last years event at Llangollen with 11 engines in steam (and a beer festival.) What more could you ask for - we even had sunshine as well
GWR 14XX Pannier Tank Class 0-6-0 - No 1450
GWR 64xx Class - 0-6-0 Pannier Tank – 6430
GWR 5205 Class 2-8-0 T - 5224
GWR 5600 Class 0-6-2-T - 5643
GWR 94XX Class - 0-6-0 Pannier Tank - 9466
GWR 5101 class "Large Prairie" 2-6-2T - 4160
GWR Collett '5101' Class 'Large Prairie' 2-6-2T 5199
GWR: Class 2800 2-8-0 - 3802
GWR 7800 Class 7822 Foxcote Manor
SR Pacific 4-6-2 - 34081"92 Squardron"
BR Std 2-6-0 Class 2 - 78019
Brilliant !!

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ELR Spring Steam Gala - 2007


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03/03/2007 - Pictures from the ELR Spring Gala on Saturday .
This time trying a couple of new locations on the line.
The Gala featured -
BR 2-10-0 -9f - 92214
LMS Stanier Black 5 - 45231 "Sherwood Forester"
LMS 3F 0-6-0 "Jinty" 47324
LMS Stanier Jubilee 5690 - "Leander"
LMS Stanier Pacific 4-6-2 -6201 "Princess Elizabeth"
& SR King Arthur Class 4-6-0 - 850 -"Lord Nelson"
, but no sign of BR Pacific 71000 "Duke of Glouceter" whilst I was there.

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GCR - Winter Steam Gala - Heavy Freight Experiance - 2007


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Sunday 28/01/07 - G.C.R. Winter Gala 2007 featuring guest locos 42968 & 49395 plus some resident locos and diesals. All these engines running extensive heavy freight trains as well as the passenger timetable.
LMS Stanier Mogel 2-6-0 - 42968
LMS Stanier 4-6-0 Black 5 - 45305
GWR Large Prairie 2-6-2T - 4141
LMS Stanier 2-8-0 8F - 48305 as 48188
Robinson O4 Class 2-8-0 Locomotive 63601
LNWR 0-8-0 Super D 49395

Diesel Class 47 D1705 - (static)
Diesel class 40 D123 - (static)
Diesel Class 25 - D5185
Diesel Class 20 D8098 (static)

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K&WV Railway Winter Steam Gala - 2007


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17/02/2007 - Two Lovely sunny days in February! Very unusual
4953 Pitchford Hall was this years guest engine and I spent most of Saturday afternoon chasing this engine around. On Sunday I arrived reasonable early and just caught Pitchford Hall on the freight train and then photographed the usual suspects in various locations
Locomotives running - GWR 4-6-0 - 4900 Class 4953 "Pitchford Hall"
LMS Ivatt Class 2 2-6-0 Tank - 41241
LMS 0-6-0 "Jinty" - 47279
L & Y CLASS 25 ‘IRONCLAD’ 0-6-0 NO.957
Taff Vale Railway Class 02 0-6-2T No. 85
BR Std 4 2-6-4T - 80002

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ELR Winter Steam Festival - 2007


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Saturday 27/01/07 - A Dull cloudy day with with lots of action and engines in steam which include
2 x LMS Stanier black 5`s - 45231 & 45407
LMS Stanier Jubilee 5690 "Leander"
LMS Pacific - 6201 "Princess Elizabeth"
BR 9F 2-10-0 -92214,
LMS 0-6-0 Jinty-47324
LMS 0-6-0 - 4F-44422
SR 4-6-0 - 850 Lord Nelson
.... and even more steam and smoke.

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Churnet Valley Railway - "Great Marquess" Weekend


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Saturday 13/01/07 - An assortment of pictures from the Churnet Valley Railway`s - Great Marquess Weekend, featuring
LNER K4 - 2-6-0 - 61994 -"The Great Marquess"
and GWR 7800 Class 2-6-0 -7821 "Ditcheat Manor"

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Ribble Steam Railway - January Steaming - 2007


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06/01/2007 - Photographs from the Ribble Steam Railway winter steaming and also combining a trip around their museum with the Preston Model Railway Exhibition
Engines running - 0-4-0 Saddle Tank "Agecroft No.2
0-6-0 Class 05 shunter D2595
A lovely stretch of line well over a mile long which crosses Preston Marina via a swing road/rail bridge and runs along the banks of the River Ribble towards Preston centre.

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Mainline Steam & Notable Workings - 2006


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04/03/2006 - Black 5 - 45407 pilots BR Std 4 - 76079 across a frozen Rishton reservoir with a special running of "The Liverpool Manchester 175th" around Manchester, Huddersfield, Copy Pit, Blackburn and return to Liverpool.
11/03/2006 - An excursion advertised as "The Big Day Out" hauled by LMS 8F - 48151 from Carnforth to Chester via Hellifield and sporting a "The Green Express" headboard is captured approaching the footcrossing at Billington on the start of the climb up Whalley Banks.
08/04/2006 - 6233 Duchess of Sutherland" races north along the WCML approaching Flag lane, Farington with a running of "The Flyde Coast Express" steam hauled from Derby to Blackpool
03/06/2006 - 6201 "Princess Elizabeth" takes water at Hellifield good loop with a running of the Cumbrian Coast Express from Doncaster to Carlisle
03/06/2006 - 6233 "Duchess of Sutherland" drags its load out of Barton goods loop on "The Citadel Express" from Crewe to Carlisle on the outward leg.
04/06/2006 - 6201 "Princess Elizabeth" waits in Hellifield goods loop for coaching stock for a "Dalesman Excursion" up the Settle & Carlisle Railway to Carlisle.
16/06/2006 - 6233 "Duchess of Sutherland" powering north along the WCML at Brock with a running of "The Citadel Express" from London to Carlisle - steam hauled from Crewe
05/08/2006 - 6233 "Duchess of Sutherland" arriving at Hellifield with "The Cumbrian Mountain Fellsman" steam hauled from Carnforth, around Carlisle to Appleby and onto Hellifield.
12/08/2006 - 6233 "Duchess of Sutherland" heads south down the S & C on its return seen here crossing Denthead Viaduct with a running of the "Dalesman" from Hellifield to Carlisle and back.
17/09/2006 - 30777 "Sir Lamiel" takes "The Dales Discoverer" on a misty day over Ribblehead viaduct on a trip from York to Carlisle

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ELR Autumn Steam Gala - 2006


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29/10/2006 - A few pictures taken from the classic location at Burrs country park on a dull Saturday morning of the 2006 E.L.R Autumn gala which include
BR Class 8 Pacific 4-6-2 -71000 "Duke of Gloucester"
LMS Jubilee - 5690 "Leander"
BR Std 2-6-4 4MT Tank - 80135
LMS 3F 0-6-0 "Jinty" - 47324
Fowler 4F - 44422
and LMS Stanier Black 5 - 45407 as 45157.

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K&WV Railway Autumn Steam Gala - 2006


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15/10/2006 - Pictures from the Autumn Steam gala at the Keighley & Worth Valley Railway
LMS Stanier 4-6-0 Jubilee 5690 Class "Leander"
SR 4-6-0 King Arthur Class - 30777 "St Lamiel" (static in Haworth sheds)
home fleet - Lancashire and Yorkshire Railway Class 25 0-6-0 No.957
LMS 0-6-0 "Jinty" - 47279
BR Std tank - 80002
LMS Ivatt Class 2MT Tank 2-6-2 - 41241
Taff Valley Coal Tank No.85

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NYMR Autumn Steam Gala - 2006


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01/10/2006 - Pictures from the North York moors Autumn steam gala taken on Sunday which include
A4 Pacific 4-6-2 - 60007 "Sir Nigel Gresley",
'Super D' LNWR Class G2 7F 0-8-0 - 49395
LMS 4-6-0 Black 5 - 45212,
Lambton Tank 0-6-2T No.29
S R Class S15 No. 825,
BR 2-6-0 Std 4 -76079
BR Std 4MT - 4-6-0 - 75029 "The Green Knight"
GWR 56xx class 0-6-2T No 6619
SR Schools class 30926 "Repton"
BR Std 4 Tank - 80135
S & D 2-8-0 Class 7F - 53809

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Severn Valley Railway - Autumn Steam Gala - 2006


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23/09/2006 - Pictures from the SVR Autumn Gala 2006 with a distinct LMS Flavour this year made up with their home fleet and visiting engines
LMS Stanier Pacific 4-6-2 - 6201 "Princess Elizabeth"
LMS Stanier Pacific 4-6-2 - 6233 "Duchess of Sutherland"
plus home fleet made up of
LMS Stanier Black 5 4-6-0 - 45110,
LMS Stanier 8F 2-8-0 - 48773,
LMS Stanier Mogel 2-6-0-42968
LMS Ivatt 2mt - 46443
LNWR Super D 0-8-0 49365
GWR Pannier Tank 0-6-0 -1501,
GWR Pannier Tank 0-6-0 -7564
GWR Collett 5101 class 2-6-2T 'Large Prairie'- 5164
GWR 4-6-0 7802 "Bradley Manor"-
My first visit and add an excellent day out along one of the nicest presvered lines in the country.

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Llangollen Steam Gala - 2006


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09/09/2006 - Pictures from Llangollen Steam festival which include Guards van rides, Autotrain ride and even a engine failure and rescue + sunny weather.
GWR 0-6-2T 5643
GWR: Class 2800 2-8-0 - 3802
Collett '5101' Class 'Large Prairie' 2-6-2T 5199
GWR 64xx Pannier Tank – 6430
GWR 7800 Class 7822 Foxcote Manor
One of the most enjoyable I`ve attended - well done Llangollen !

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GCR - "Mail By Rail" Gala - 2006


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28/07/2006 - Photographs from the Great Central Railways themed "Mail by Rail" gala on Saturday 290706 with pictures of the "traveling post office" vans, passenger trains, wind cutter- freight trains and diesels which include
BR Std 4 2-6-4T - 80105
BR Std 2MT 2-6-0 - 78019
LMS Stanier 8F 2-8-0 - 48305
LMS Stanier Black 5 4-6-0 - 45305
GWR Large Prairie tank 2-6-2 - 4141
with diesel traction Class 45 - D123 – Leicestershire and Derbyshire Yeomanry
Class 31 - D5830

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Lakeside & Haverthwaite Railway Steam Gala - 2006


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07/07/2006 - Pictures from the summer gala which include
2 LMS Fairburn 2-6-4T (42073 /42085)
Furness Railway 0-4-0 No20
and Hunslett Saddle Tank 2333 0-6-0 "David"

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ELR Summer Steam Gala - 2006


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23/06/2006 - Lots of pictures from this summer festival which include -
LMS Pacific 4-6-2 -6201 "Princess Elizabeth"
BR Std Pacific 4-6-2 - 71000 "Duke of Gloucester"
Austerity J94 Saddle tank 0-6-0 - 68030,
LMS 0-6-0 Jinty 47324,
LMS 4-6-0 Jubilee Class - 5690 "Leander"
LMS 0-6-0 - 44422
BR Std 2-10-2 9F - 92214

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GCR - "Big 4 Event" - 2006


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19/05/2006 - Pictures of LNER V2 2-6-0 - 4771 "Green Arrow",
SR King Arthur Class 4-6-0 - 30777 "St Lamiel",
GWR large Prairie Tank 2-6-2 - 4141
LMS Stanier 2-8-0 - 8F - 48305
and LMS Stanier 4-6-0 - Black five 45305
plus other static engines

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G & W Railway - Centenary Steam Gala - 2006


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02/05/2006 - Gloucestershire and Warwickshire Railway Centenary Steam Gala. With pictures from Toddington, Winchcombe and Cheltenham
Lots of pictures of various locos which include
GWR Pannier tank - 1450 on a Auto train,
2 BR 2-10-0 9fs - 92212 & 92203
GWR Hall Class 4-6-0 - 7903 "Foremarke Hall,"
GWR Castle class 4-6-0 - 5051 "Lord Bathurst"
GWR 4-4-0 - 3440 "City of Truro,"
GWR 2-6-2 Prairie Tank 5542
GWR 57XX class Pannier tank - 9642
A excellent day out - but a long way to travel from up north

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K&WV Railway Winter Steam Gala - 2006


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18/02/2006 - Pictures from their 2006 winter steam Gala with their resident fleet and guest
Guest engine LMS Stanier 2-6-0 Mogel 42968
BR Std Tank - 80002
Taff Vale Railway Class O2 0-6-2T No. 85,
L&Y 0-6-0 - 957
LMS 0-6-0 Jinty - 47279

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Mainline Steam & Notable Workings - 2005


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It started again back in 2004 with the purchase of a little Kodak DX 4530 5.1 DX mega pixel camera. With-in a year, I bought a Nikon D50 and was hooked !
01/05/2005 ... and a trip on the "Dalesman" running from Blackburn to Carlisle & return with 71000 "Duke of Gloucester" being the days powerhouse
02/07/2005 - 6233 "Duchess of Sutherland" takes over at Preston on an excursion from Bristol to Carlisle seen here coming off Whalley Viaduct taken from the end of the station platform.
29/08/2005 - 5690 "Leander" takes the holidaymakers back to Nuneaton with the "Blackpool Belle" seen passing Flag Lane at Farington.
03/09/2005 - 71000 "Duke of Gloucester" with a returning "Dalesman" steam hauled from Carnforth via Carlisle to Crewe seen at Billington on the accent of Whalley banks
26/10/2005 - A trip on "The Blackpool Express" - Black 5 -45407 in disguise as 44996 from Rawtenstall to Blackpool and return

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