The Great Marquess powering away from Irwell Vale on the East Lancashire Railway
The 'Great Marquess' is seen at Selside well into the assault on the Settle & Carlisle route, stepping out in fine style with eleven fully loaded carriages. As can be seen, the Mogul also had to ... (more)
LNER 61994 'The Great Marquess' emerges from Blea Moor Tunnel with the 1Z52 'Fellsman' 0809 Lancaster - Carlisle
Mrs. Smith may well regret hanging out this morning's washing as 'The Great Marquess' gets into her stride on the steady climb out of Settle!
Situated in remote, desolate though starkly beautiful landscape, Dent Station is the highest mainline station in England at 1150 feet above sea level and winters here can be treacherous. The snow ... (more)
With good reason, the Settle and Carlisle route is world famous for its stunning scenery. One of many bridges and viaducts on the line, Dent Head Viaduct was built between 1869 and 1875 for the Mi... (more)
LNER mogul no. 61994 The Great Marquess pauses at Ramsbottom on the East Lancashire Railway while heading a rake of freight wagons on a photographers' charter.
Glenfinnan viaduct is a 'must' for any photographer visiting the West Highland line. Much less photographed is the sharp curve heading east off the viaduct (visible on the left). The spectacular c... (more)
The men of steel that built the railway across Rannoch Moor, Britain's most remote and desolate moorland terrain were men indeed! Quite how this line survived the savage pruning of the network in ... (more)
Wild and desolate it may be, but Rannoch Moor has many moods to offer, even when the weather is 'challenging'. An unexpected bright patch in an otherwise rain-filled and leaden sky transforms the ... (more)
Gresley K4 2-6-0 Mogul No. 61994 'The Great Marquess' heads south at Woodthorpe on the Great Central Railway with a demonstration freight train during a Steam Gala.
61994 The Great Marquess 2-6-0 passing Burrs Country Park on a short passenger train during a visit to the line.
Gresley K4 2-6-0 61994 "The Great Marquess" approaches Woodthorpe in afternoon sunshine, with the TPO rake on its way to Quorn and Woodhouse.
K4 61994 'The Great Marquess' disturbs two horses as it storms up the grade at Irwell Vale on the East Lancashire Railway. The viaduct of the defunct Stubbins Junction ( just north of Ramsbottom )... (more)
Driver Frank Cronin is on the 'phone to the Bobby asking 'why the delay' whilst his fireman shovels some coal forward in the tender of the ex LNER K4.