RailPictures.Net Photo: 44932 & 45231 London Midland & Scottish Railway Ex-LMS Black 5 class 4-6-0s at Horton-in-Ribblesdale, North Yorkshire, United Kingdom by Steve Armitage
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London Midland & Scottish Railway (more..)
Ex-LMS Black 5 class 4-6-0s (more..)
Horton-in-Ribblesdale (more..)
Horton-in-Ribblesdale, North Yorkshire, United Kingdom (more..)
August 07, 2013
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44932 & 45231 (more..)
IT57 (more..)
Steve Armitage (more..)
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The famous 'IT57' steam-hauled special on 11th August 1968 drew to a close 143 years of steam locomotive hauled passenger traffic on the British railway network. Known colloquially from the charge made to those fortunate passengers as 'the 15 Guinea Special', a pair of Stanier 'Black 5s' were the motive power. In a remarkable celebration of that auspicious occasion, a similar pairing were available to re-enact that sad but inevitable day 45 years ago this week. And what a spectacle 44932 and 45231 made as they powered their way through that same magnificent scenery, the incomparable Yorkshire Dales on the Settle & Carlisle route.
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