33021 approaches Cheddleton whilst working the 1025 Leek Brook - Froghall, 4 May 2019
31271 passes Hine E C & Son dairy farm on the outskirts of Leek whilst working the 0915 Froghall - Ipstones, 4 May 2019
The waters of the River Churnet drift slowly by overlooked by red sandstone hills. The late afternoon sun lends a rosy hue as our charter parcels train with 44767 at the helm, makes its final run ... (more)
The cow keeps a wary eye on the photographer as her calf looks on with curiosity. Neither are concerned in the slightest at the passage of an iron horse across their meadow. It is the end of a won... (more)
The River Churnet meanders lazily between its crumbling, sandy banks as the morning parcels train passes northward through Staffordshire meadows on its way from Burton-on-Trent to Leek and beyond.... (more)
This is my personal 'thank you' for the inspiration that I absorbed from that greatest of Scottish railway photographers the late W.J.V. 'Bill' Anderson. The scene is of course in the Churnet Vall... (more)
After the morning's crisp sunshine, the afternoon was filled with softer autumnal shades. Visting 'Black 5' No.44767 makes a fine sight as she leans to the curve heading for Cheddleton with a char... (more)
An aaahhh... moment! This is Key Wood between Oakamoor and Kingsley & Froghall in the beautiful and tranqil Churnet Valley. Rural Staffordshire with limited road access, remains (fortunately) a re... (more)
Late Autumn colours abound at Key Wood on the Churnet Valley Railway in rural Staffordshire. A near perfect still and crisp morning was the ideal setting to see visiting 'Black 5' No.44767 on a mi... (more)
37075 departs Cheddleton with the 1000 to Froghall.
M50455 & M50517 approche Cheddleton with the 1408 Leekbrook Jct-Froghall.
D1842 approches Cheddleton with the 1451 Leekbrook Jct-Froghall.
D1842 passes Froghall copper works. This photo was taken during an EMRPS photo charter.
D1842 passes Consall Wood. This photo was taken during an EMRPS photo charter.
Iris passes the signalbox at Cheddleton.