LMS Black 5 No 44871 in full flight crossing Rannoch Moor in the Scottish Highlands in wonderful autumn early morning light
Black Five no. 44871 departs from Rawtenstall, on the East Lancashire Railway, with the Thursday 11:00 service to Bury.
A slhouette under a threatening sky of Black Five no. 44871, running in reverse, at Burrs, on the East Lancashire Railway, with the Wednesday 10:00 service from Bury to Rawtenstall.
Black Five no. 44871, departs from Rawtenstall, on the East Lancashire Railway, with the Wednesday 11:00 service to Bury.
Black Five no. 44871, running in reverse is working a morning midweek service on the East Lancashire Railway. Since it was the first train of the day, the crossing keeper for Rawtenstall rode on t... (more)
5 am and only a few minutes after sunrise the very first rays of the sun catch LMS Black 5 No 44871 as it leaves Southall and approaches Hanwell with empty stock on route to Three Bridges for an e... (more)
LMS 44871 + Support Coach 35508 form the 5Z73 1048 Bury - Southall locomotive positioning move ahead of tomorrow's 'Royal Wessex' London Paddington - Weymouth railtour. LMS 44871 was one of the lo... (more)
Black 5s 44871 & 45407 ''The Lancashire Fusillier'' power North past Cleghorn with the 5Z Carnforth - Cadder Yard steam move in order to work the Great Britain 3 steam tour leg from Glasgow Centra... (more)
40 years ago today, the curtain came down on British Railways steam operation. The finale took place on the famed Settle & Carlisle route. I'm posting several previously unseen images taken on th... (more)