Another scanned old negative from 1980. Two Class 76s Nos. 76 014 and 76 027 at Guide Bridge. These 1500v DC locos were built specially for the Manchester-Sheffield Woodhead route in the 1950s. In... (more)
Another dig through the the old negatives, I scanned this old shot from 1980. Class 25 no. 25 120 double heads with classmate no. 25 060 climbing Miles Platting bank away from Manchester Victoria.... (more)
One of the most remarkable movements I have seen took place in 1980. LNWR 2-4-0 no. 790 Hardwicke, "Royal Scot" no. 6115 Scots Guardsman and Midland Compound no. 1000. To celebrate the 150th anniv... (more)
45407 climbs the 1 in 39 bank out of Manchester Victoria with a main line special.
Showing the white roof and red buffer beam associated with Startford MPD, 47 460 rolls downhill towards Manchester Victoria with a Newcastle to Liverpool train in 1980. This was long before the bo... (more)