27/09/1963 - Skipton, West Riding of (now North) Yorkshire.
Best viewed 'Original' size. Carlisle Upperby (12B) shed's Stanier, LMS built (Crewe, 1939) "Princess Coronation" class 8P 4-6-2 46238 "City of Carlisle" makes a vigorous departure from Skipton with the Skipton > Hellifield > Settle Jn (and then via the Settle & Carlisle route) > Petteril Bridge Jct > Carlisle leg of the "North Eastern Rail Tour" - 27/09/1963. Apart from a brief sojourn at Camden (twixt July & October 1951), 46238 spent all of its British Railways' career at Upperby, from…
Deltic 55022 Royal Scots Grey at York, 1980
York reverberates to the sound of Napier engines as Deltic no. 55022 "Royal Scots Grey" brings the empty stock for the 14.11 service for King's Cross through the station in February 1980.
Deltic at Dusk
With just about enough light left to photograph a moving object, 55002 THE KING'S OWN YORKSHIRE LIGHT INFANTRY pulls away from Doncaster on 14th February 1981 with 1A26 15:50 York - King's Cross. Zenit EM f/4 30th/sec Ektachrome 64 For everything you ever wanted to know about these magnificent machines, go to www.napier-chronicles.co.uk
Deltic D9020 'Nimbus', 1967
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Just as stunning as 60008, was 4489 "Dominion of Canada". Extremely happy to have seen this loco before returning stateside and all thanks to Neil Cave for a superb charter. Taken at Barrow Hill, Chesterfield during a Neil Cave photo charter on February 7th 2014
c.1955 - Shap Wells.
Best viewed Original size. Newton Heath (26A) allocated Stanier "Jubilee" class 6P5F 4-6-0 45712 "Victory" makes a spirited ascent of 1:75 incline to Shap Summit in charge of one of the combined Manchester/Liverpool to Glasgow expresses - c.1955. Departing as separate trains from the two northern cities, they would combine at Preston to work down the WCLM to Scotland. © 2013 - 53A Models of Hull Collection. Scanned from the original 120 format negative; photographed by the late Antony M S…