RailPictures.Net Photo: 5043 British Railways Steam 4-6-0 at Wigan, United Kingdom by Graham Williams
 
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British Railways (more..)
Steam 4-6-0 (more..)
Standish (more..)
Wigan, United Kingdom (more..)
June 20, 2009
Locomotive No./Train ID Photographer
5043 (more..)
1V 16 (more..)
Graham Williams (more..)
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Fifty years ago, when I was a young trainspotter, this would have been the equivalent of Hell freezing over! An ex-Great Western Castle Class would never have appeared along this line, which I used to frequent often. No. 5043 Earl of Mount Edgcumbe is seen at Standish heading south with the Casdtle Over Shap railtour. Although I'm not a GW man, the sound of those four cylinders going a full pelt had to be heard. Apparently, the loco coped with the gradient at Shap very well.
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