The sun emerged for less than a minute, shining directly on the impressive Glenfinnan Viaduct as the Jacobite steamed over it on its way from Fort William to Mallaig in the Scottish Highlands.
After struggling a bit to gain her footing, 45157 accelerates her 6 coaches up grade out of the Glenfinnan station stop with a clean stack.
4-6-0 Stanier design "Black Five" steamlocomotive # 44871 is crossing the 380 meter long and up to 30 meter high, 21 arched Glenfinnan viaduct, built in 1898, with "The Jacobite&qu... (more)
A DMU departs Glenfinnan, heading for Fort William. Normally a cross happens here, but the Mallaig train was cancelled.
'Black Five' No.45231 'The Sherwood Forester' crosses the Glenfinnan Viaduct, with 'The Jacobite' to Mallaig. This bridge has become very well known since appearing in 'Harry Potter and the Chambe... (more)
'Black Five' No.45231 'The Sherwood Forester' rolls through stunning Highland scenery on approach to the Glenfinnan Viaduct, with the second west-bound 'Jacobite' of the day.
The Jacobite steam train starts the climb to Glenfinnan
The first train of the morning crosses Glenfinnan Viaduct on its eastbound journey from the coastal village of Mallaig to Fort William. A dusting of fresh May snow coats the higher elevations of t... (more)
A chilly autumn morning made for a spectacular show as "Black 5" No. 45407 charged across Glenfinnan Viaduct with the daily Jacobite steam train from Fort William to Mallaig. Deep in Glen F... (more)
A chilly autumn morning made for a spectacular show as "Black 5" No. 45407 charged across Glenfinnan Viaduct with the daily Jacobite steam train from Fort William to Mallaig. Deep in Glen ... (more)
Catching a fleeting moment of sunshine
'Black Five' 5MT 45487 is doing fine leaving glenfinnan on its way to Mallaig, in a typical scottish landscape.
37416 works a Mallaig to Kilmarnock railtour through some impressive Scottish scenery near Glenfinnan on the Fort William to Mallaig line.
K1 2-6-0 No. 62034 (really 62005 renumbered) climbs away from Glenfinnan viaduct towards Fort William with a private charter. Some photographers may recognise the viaduct from the 'Harry Potter' f... (more)