1863-built George English 0-4-0 'Palmerston' (2' gauge), on loan from the nearby Ffestiniog railway, works a demonstration construction train on the as-yet unopened portion of the Welsh Highland R... (more)
This Su class 2-6-2 (a standard Russian passenger type produced in vast numbers) was in use as a stationary boiler. Smoke produced to order. It was still USSR then.
A local lady collects water for domestic use from the railroads water coloumn. Baldwin 2-6-0 #45 simmers behind.
A double decked train - in practice if not in theory! A crew member is attempting to check tickets and collect fares. Taken from the roof of a railbus on the adjacent track.
A return excursion to Roanoke from Walton. The man in the foreground barely glanced up - though how you can ignore 611 is beyond me!
My first sight of this awesome, unforgettable locomotive on a Roanoke-Walton run.
Dumped steam locomotives seen through a derelict passenger car. The seats are no doubt in nearby resident's homes.
Amazingly, a fleet of British-built 'SPS' (Standard Passenger, Superheated) 4-4-0s were still working passenger trains out of Malakwal in Central Pakistan in 1988. Taken from Signalbox (Interlocki... (more)
A 'CWD' 2-8-0 passes under the spectacular semaphores with the Railway Travel and Photography special train.
A metre gauge 'MS' 4-6-0 arrives with an early morning train. Amazingly, these British built engines lasted until very recently due to weight restrictions - everything else on this line was too he... (more)
The Railway Travel & Photography Train had specially cleaned SGS's at each end and ran up and down the scenic branch all morning for tour participants to take pictures.
A service train with an SGS 0-6-0, which had a bent axle and was literally wobbling up the hill at walking pace. A dull day, converted to mono in Photoshop to try and put some life into it!
A runby with a 'CWD' 2-8-0 on a Railway Travel & Photography tour. The cyclists were bribed to stay in that position!
The heavily delayed combined Glasgow and Edinburgh sleepers arrive out of the mist at Carstairs, where they will split for their respective destinations. It's about 11 am - this train normally arr... (more)
The crew of Stanier Pacific 'Princess Elizabeth' share a joke with colleagues on Lancashire's busiest tourist line.