A2 "Blue Peter" heads south past a fine array of signals
Cheers! Barrow hill Roundhouse museum has held an an annual beer festival for the past 10 years. This year, there were over 150 real ales available as well as steam train rides. A really atmospher... (more)
Blue Peter and Tornado
One of the few colour photographs I took in BR days (and the only one worth seeing!) is of 'A2' Pacific No.60532 'Blue Peter' on her home shed. She is in company with 'Black 5' No.45127 and I thin... (more)
As storm clouds gather over the Leicestershire countryside, 'Blue Peter' races past ripening wheatfields ahead of the rain. I nearly put the camera away, but then decided to try and capture the mo... (more)
The 'Moorlander' is the prestige and justly famous dining train of the North Yorkshire Moors Railway, leaving Grosmont at 1250 hours daily. My late and widely-traveled father who had just returned... (more)
Barrow Hill Shed was the last operational round house in the UK, now home to Barrow Hill Engine Shed Society the site sees various active steam and diesel locomotives visiting. Here we see three m... (more)
A railtour comes off the magnificently over-engineered Forth Bridge behind A2 class Pacific 'Blue Peter'.