M7 class 30053 enters Corfe Castle station as the sun begins to set.
With perfect lighting at the end of the day, M7 30053 rumbles through on a small goods train. This locomotive was completed in December 1905. It was used on local passenger services and lightly lo... (more)
One hundred and five 'M7' class 0-4-4 Tanks of Dugald Drummond's design were built for the London & South Western Railway.They were built at Nine Elms (95) and Eastleigh (10) between March 1897 un... (more)
Photo charters always rely on that most uncertain of elements - good fortune. A stiff breeze and (as here) an occasional threatening cloud added variety to a changeable forecast, but there were so... (more)
Centuries ago, the Rother levels in Kent were reclaimed from the sea and the Hexden channel still weaves across the fen-like landscape draining into the nearby River Rother. Late evening sun silho... (more)
The days of the cross-country pick-up freight were already numbered long before the end of steam in Britain. Although such operations were hopelessly uneconomic, delightfully bucolic scenes such a... (more)
LSWR 53 (30053) passes Kinchley Lane with the 1130 Loughborough - Leicester North during the Great Central Railway's Winter Steam Gala Weekend.
The LSWR M7 is a class of 0-4-4 passenger tank loco... (more)
30053 heads the 17:55 Norden - Swanage the last service of the day past Afflington on Corfe Common
The sole operational M7 30053 recreates a typical branch line scene on the Swanage Railway
A Drummond tank engine built in 1897 stands near a 1960's Diesel Multiple Unit at Harmans Cross station on the Swanage railway in Dorset.This is the only engine of its type still running in preser... (more)